Two organizations known for vetting before they honor someone or use in a broadcast–the Reagan White House and the Jeopardy Television program, both, call Raymond Weeks of Birmingham the “Father of Veterans Day.”
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November is a good month to give thanks to veterans and their families for service that often includes extra sacrifice to preserve freedoms of Liberty and Rights. Millions of students can benefit from knowing national history of how and why Veterans Day started connected to character traits like Patriotism, Courage, Perseverance, and Freedom.