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Students nominate hometown heroes for Veterans Day

The Liberty Learning Foundation's Next Great Americans bus tour rolled in to the Huntsville school on Friday. The Liberty Learning Foundation's Next Great Americans bus tour rolled in to the Huntsville school on Friday.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Students at Williams Elementary School kicked off the Veterans Day weekend with a ceremony.

The Liberty Learning Foundation's Next Great Americans bus tour rolled in to the Huntsville school on Friday.

Students took a journey through history.

They not only thanked local veterans, but nominated hometown heroes.

Organizers said since children are the future of this country, it's important they understand the past.

"It's exciting to know that they're going to know what a hero is and look for those hero qualities within themselves," said Barbara Sumner with Liberty Learning Foundation.

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