Veteran’s Day

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Veteran’s Day November 11 is celebrated as Veterans’ Day in honor of the men and women who laid their lives in war to maintain freedom for our nation. Veteran’s Day was at first called Armistice Day, which marked the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. The war ended on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year. We can learn a lot from the outstanding sacrifice that these men and women do each and every day. So for this day we do all different things to show respect and let them know that we are thankful for them. Veterans have worked hard to keep our country a safe place to live. It is not easy to do what they do on a daily basics’. They leave their family and friends behind from months to months sometimes even from year to year. That is not an easy thing to especially if you have a girlfriend, wife, or kids. That is where the determination comes in as a big part. Many have given their lives for our country and they have done it with no hesitation. I really think they don’t get the credit they deserve once they come back from seas or once they are retired. They do get a bunch of respect though. They risk their own lives in order for us to have all the rights and privileges that we take for granted each and every day. Without the veterans we wouldn’t be off too well. We would end up like other countries- controlled and not able to make individual decisions. People like this should be recognize and not ignored. They should be commended. I’m not just saying this because most of my family is retired military, I’m saying this because of the stories my grandfather have told me and even the stories my older brother has told me. They often don’t get the help they deserve when they get back from overseas. In help, I mean when they are traumatized by the stuff they have seen or/and done in while serving their country. The government

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