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Military veteran, now UF faculty member, honors veterans in Gainesville display

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Memorial Day weekend means different things to many people. For Dr. Paul Ortiz, director of the University of Florida’s oral history program, it’s a time for him to remember his military service, and honor all who served. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski reports, people who drive on one of Gainesville’s busiest streets, will see the results of the work Ortiz and other members of Veterans for Peace have done.

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