Many of the World War II combat veterans we’re hearing from this season didn’t talk about their service experiences for most of their lives. On the first of this two-part episode, we explore the history behind why they might not have opened up, how things have changed with time, and what’s helped them start talking.
Then we head to Livingston County, New York, where a community-made war memorial recently brought veterans and their families together in a stunning show of outreach and support.
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Thank you to those involved in the Livingston County Veterans’ Monument for joining us on this episode. You can see more on Faceboook, Twitter, and Instagram. And to support other organizations we’ve worked with thus far this season, visit The Greatest Generations Foundation, Honor Flight Columbus, and Tuskegee Airmen Inc
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