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Veterans Day is an official United States holiday which honors people who have served in armed service also known as veterans. - Wikipedia


Photo: Official Veterans day 2013 poster provided by VA from Wikipedia

In today's Open Thread / Coffee Hour all topics of conversation are welcome.  What is for dinner? How are you doing? What is on your mind? If you are new to Street Prophets please join in the conversation in the comments below.

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Veterans is a federal holiday that is observed on November 11. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also mark the anniversary of the end of World War I. (Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect.)

Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving. - Adapted from Wikipedia article

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