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SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) -

Worth County High School celebrated Veteran's Day early this year. They're having a day full of activities Friday to honor those who have served in the military.

20 veterans from Albany and Sylvester were the special honorees. Their celebration kicked off with breakfast, then the Vets went and told war stories in history classes.

Staff hope today's activities teach kids how important it is to give back. 

"Our young men and women need to understand why it's important to serve the country especially in these times. These men will be able to tell them how they served our country," said ROTC Sgt. Major Russell Beard. "There are examples of how important it is to give back to the community and to our country."

The celebration ended with a school wide assembly and presentation from the veterans.

 

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