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Veterans Day is coming: ways to honor veterans


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RESPECT: Members of Goldendale’s Louis Leidl Post 116 of the American Legion honor veterans during a past Veteran’s Day ceremony.

Veterans Day is coming, an annual opportunity for communities and families to honor former U.S. service members. And as these heroes age, it’s important to keep their stories and sacrifices alive by listening and learning.

Here are some great ways to commemorate veterans this holiday:

Listen to a Story

You may not think about it much, but everyone has a lesson to share and a story to offer. World War II for example, which killed and injured more people than any other war in human history, impacted an entire generation — from soldiers on the frontlines of battle, to children at home participating in the war effort. Learn about both world history and your family’s history by talking t...

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