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Happy Veterans Day

I had a fun time talking to several veterans Monday at lunch event in Fremont. Unfortunately, its hard to turn a bunch of five-minute interviews into a coherent story, so I wasn’t too thrilled with what I wrote.

But it was still fun talking to them. I wish I had sat down with each of them for an hour, and written separate stories. Next year.

Below is Elizabeth Turner, who back in the day was a Rosie the Riveter, and now is a country line dancer. She sewed her jacket out of a sweatshirt, jeans, and a bandanna. It’s almost as cool as her earrings.

And here’s my favorite war song:

Posted by on November 11, 2008.

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