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Anderson Elementary students personally thank a veteran

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Students in a kindergarten class at Anderson Elementary School didn't just sign a card to thank a veteran on Friday. They shook hands with one and thanked him in person.

One day before Veteran's Day, the kids in Mrs. Wishart's class all greeted Pat Fernandez, a school custodian and US Marine who served as a combat engineer in Okinawa, Japan.

Each student walked in a single file line to shake hands with Fernandez, and one even stopped to hug him.

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