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Cosby Junior Beta Club members pay homage to veterans

2012 NPT PHOTO BY DUAY O'NEIL

Carter G. Bryant, right, US Army veteran, receives an American flag and
certificate of appreciation from Cosby Elementary Junior Beta Club members
Cilicia Dixon, left, and Emily Edmonds during the school's annual Veterans Day
celebration Monday afternoon. Bryant was escorted by his great-niece Madison
Stuart, second from right.
Published: 8:52 AM, 11/13/2012
 

Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

COSBY-Cosby Junior Beta Club members hosted dozens of local veterans at their school on Monday afternoon in celebration of Veterans Day.

Veterans enjoyed a lunch prior to a program in the Cosby High School gymnasium.

Cosby Elementary Principal Christy Edmonds welcomed the veterans, their families, and other guests.

Addressing over 600 Cosby Elementary students, Edmonds said, "These are very special men and women."

Edmonds told the group that with the death of Florence Green last February, there are no living veterans of World War I left in the world.

For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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