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Veteran's Day

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Veteran's Day is a day to remember every American that has ever fought in combat and survived their experience. Did you know that this important holiday was actually started because of a letter-writing campaign in 1954 by ordinary citizens just like you? See, if you put your mind to something, it may come true.

  1. 1. What started Veteran's Day?
    1. a. A phone call
    2. b. A TV show
    3. c. A letter campaign
  2. 2. When was Veteran's Day first celebrated?
    1. a. 1954
    2. b. 1955
    3. c. 1953
  3. 3. Who does Veteran's Day celebrate?
    1. a. People who have died in war
    2. b. All veterans
    3. c. Current soldiers