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By LuAnn Schindler

Every day is Veterans Day


November 19, 2020

LuAnn Schindler

Honor quilts • Area veterans receiving quilts, presented during Clearwater's Veterans Day ceremony, Nov. 11, include (l-r): Kierra Bearinger, for grandfather, Doug Bearinger; Xuan Tran, Raymond Moser, Darrell Detlefsen, Dan Honeywell, Melvin Ahlers, Ralph Tichota and not pictured: Sterling Legate, George Klabenes and Leonard Kerkman.

A symbol of warmth and kindness a quilt, especially when placed around an individual, demonstrates honor and respect.

Nine veterans were recipients of honor quilts, which were presented during a small ceremony, Nov. 11, at the Clearwater American Legion.

Members of the Summerland - Clearwater senior class organized the program, which highlighted the Vietnam War era.

According to instructor Dan Roeber, Clearwater students have conducted the program for the past decade.

Eli Thiele, a senior, said the program is "on a loop" so the program circles through the various wars.

"We make sure that ea...

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