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North Okanagan remembers

Kindergarten student Justin Smith (top) tries out his salute Friday during the BX Elementary School Remembrance Day ceremony. - Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star
Kindergarten student Justin Smith (top) tries out his salute Friday during the BX Elementary School Remembrance Day ceremony.
— image credit: Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star

The freedoms so many of us enjoy today are in thanks to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

On Sunday, we remembered those heroes – those who have passed, the few left to tell their stories of war and those who bravely continue to fight for our freedoms.

During Remembrance Day, services were held in a number of communities, including Coldstream.

Many local schools and youth groups also paid tribute Friday with their own special ceremonies and events.

 

 

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