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100th Veterans Day celebration features music, flags

Local schools celebrated the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day with music, dance moves and flags on Monday.

Hendricks Elementary School principal Deryck Ramey told students and veterans who assembled in the gymnasium that President Woodrow Wilson made a proclamation before Congress that Nov. 11 would be Armistice Day, formally ending World War I. It later became Veterans Day to recognize all who have served.

“Boys and girls, we speak every morning about bravery, and never giving up,” he told students. “We have men and women in our house today who have done, and continue to do that for us. Many of them are your relatives. Many of them are your friends. Please make sure as you go home tonight, you tell them ‘th