November 12, 2018 09:37 PM
(ABC 6 News) -- It was a good way to kick off the week.
Students at Hayfield elementary school are celebrating "Kindness Week".
And they started with an all-school assembly called "Show Kindness To Veterans".
"They've done so much for our country and our freedom" one students told us.
"Many of them gave up their lives for us," another said. And from a third: "We take so much for granted."
It's been said that America is the land of the free because of the brave, and on Monday, it was time to say thank you."
"We are free, we are able to do what we want we are a democracy because of our veterans" tenth grader Sharon said.
"It's important to remember that veterans are defending you every day of the year," said Freeborn county sheriff Kurt Freitag, himself a veteran and the keynote speaker for the program.
"We must remember and show our appreciation for our veterans and simply saying thank you to our veterans goes a very long ways."
Updated: November 12, 2018 09:37 PM
Created: November 12, 2018 04:07 PM
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