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Veterans to be honored in weekend festival

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With Veterans Day coming, this weekend’s All American Liberty Fest will honor those who fought with car shows, live music, activities and more. University of Florida and Santa Fe College Veteran Affairs Spokeswoman Lauren Cook says the event hopes to reconnect veterans to the community.

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She says veterans need the community’s respect for the role they played in helping our nation at war, and this festival is just a small step in providing resources and support for that community.  The All American Liberty Fest will take place 1-6 PM Sunday at SFC’s Northwest campus and is open to the public.

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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