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Lessons in Freedom

Vol. 87, Prg. 1–5
December 29, 2008–January 2, 2009

As you shop at the grocery store or take a family stroll around the block, remind your children that the freedom we enjoy today cost the lives of many men and women. Tune in as Mike Smith outlines some ways your family can help preserve this freedom, and show appreciation to the brave members of our military.

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Care and Correspondence
Social Studies and Citizenship
On the Home Front
Honoring Our Veterans
Telling Their Stories


Nicholas Rider
Nicholas Rider Nicholas Rider spent two years interviewing and recording the experiences of over 100 veterans to produce his book, America’s True Heroes. It is his hope that readers will feel a sense of appreciation for what all veterans and active duty personnel have done for our country. Nicholas also enjoys reading World War II history, building model airplanes, collecting stamps, and listening to big band music. As a member of the Civil Air Patrol, he is working towards a pilot’s license.

For more information or to order America’s True Heroes: Stories of American Veterans, please visit Nicholas’ website.

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