Letters bring World War II alive for students

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A group of Roncalli students have found a way to connect with history by writing to World War II veterans and learning from their responses.

The veterans told the high school students about the war and their impressions of the National World War II Memorial in Washington.

Students and their teacher saw the letter-writing project as a way to connect to that part of American history, especially since the youngest World War II veterans are in their late 80s.

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