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Bessemer celebrates Veterans Day with school program

By P.J. GLISSON

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BESSEMER - Unlike Memorial Day, which honors veterans who lost their lives while serving in American wars, Veterans Day celebrates all U.S. veterans.

Retired U.S. Army Col. Tom Jurkowski made the distinction while providing the main address during a Veterans Day ceremony in the gym of the A.D. Johnston Junior and Senior High School in Bessemer.Students from Washington Elementary School also had been bused in from several blocks away to enjoy the program.Gogebic County Veterans Officer John Frello emceed the program, which also included Donna Frello, comm...

 
 
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