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Students invited to submit WW II essays


To help mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Washington students in grades 8 through 11 are invited to take part in an essay and letter-writing contest.

The competition, sponsored by the Office of Secretary of State’s Legacy Washington program, asks students to either write a letter to a veteran (living or deceased) or an essay describing what World War II means to them.

“This is a great opportunity for students interested in World War II or who had relatives who served in the war,” Secretary of State Kim Wyman said. “This war had an enormous impact on our country and generations of Americans. So many of today’s students have ancestors who fought or served in th...

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