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Kids’ Questions for a WWII Veteran

Last week I showed the students of Room 24 some of the letters my dad, Edsel Colvin, wrote to his dad during World War II. The kids had questions for Dad after they looked at the letters. The questions ranged from … Continue reading

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It Was 70 Years Ago Today (Nov. 11,1944)

  Talk about irony. November 11, 1918 was the day that World War I ended and is celebrated as Armistice Day in some countries and as Veterans Day in the United States. Fast forward to the first day my father saw combat, … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day 2013

This is more of a personal post than usual, but there is a connection to Room 24 in it. It is an adaptation of a post I did last year about this time of year. There are many ways to … Continue reading

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Happy Veterans Day 2012

This is more of a personal post than usual, but there is a connection to Room 24 in it. When we get back to school on Tuesday, we will spend a few minutes talking about why Veterans Day is celebrated. … Continue reading

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