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To those who have served, our thanks

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Today is Veterans Day, one of the few holidays left on the calendar that hasn't fallen prey to over commercialization. The purpose of the day remains true to its original intent -- to thank and honor veterans for their service and sacrifice.

That reason was first expressed by President Woodrow Wilson when he proclaimed the first of what was called Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919:

 

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