The poppy represents different things to different people but one thing is certain, anybody who wears the poppy wears it with pride. But what is the reason for that pride? It can be said to be typically British, but many people around the world are thankful for their freedom. It is an unfortunate fact that freedom from tyranny comes at a price that inevitably requires military force. When people are put into harms way, harm can and does befall them.
The poppy represents a symbol of hope that freedom will prevail, but it as also a symbol of remembrance for those who have given their life or who have been injured in battle for us to remain free.
Little wonder that the poppy is worn with such pride.