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Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. With the approval of this legislation on June 1, 1954, Nov. 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

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OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — With the silence of remembrance and respect, nations honored the memory of the fallen and the singular bravery of all Allied troops who sloshed through bloodied water to the landing beaches of Normandy, a tribute of thanks 75 years after the massive D-Day assault t…

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A Veterans Day service was held at Robert L. Howard State Veteran's Home on Nov. 11 in Pell City. This is the second year the ceremony has been held at the Veteran’s Home in conjunction with the City of Pell City and the St. Clair County Commission. 

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Veterans Day is a day when we honor the heroes who protect our land and our freedom. As I thought about those heroes, my Dad’s Purple Heart and my two grandsons who are now on active duty, I wanted to find one person who exemplifies the sacrifices our active military and our veterans make. 

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