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Veterans Day Remembered

Sunday is just another drop in the bucket

by Published: Nov 7, 2012

Going to Applebee’s to receive a free entrée on Veterans Day is a perk, but this day is not reserved for my applause.

Originally coined as Armistice Day by President Woodrow Wilson on Nov. 11, 1918, to com­mem­o­rate the end of World War I, it aimed to show grat­i­tude to those who died in the conflict.

President Wilson said, “…the reflec­tions of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the hero­ism of those who died in the country’s ser­vice…”

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