Of civics and being Americans worth fighting for
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Last updated 11/14/2019 at 9:30am
At a recent high school assembly marking Veterans Day, keynote speaker retired Gen. Neal Sealock suggested that students be the “kind of American worth fighting for.” He defined that as a citizen who is active in elections by promoting voter registration, casting informed votes themselves and speaking out against injustices such that everyone could realize the benefit of the freedoms our veterans and active military have and continue to protect.
“We can do that by volunteering in our communities, teaching, mentoring and leading by example,” Sealock said.
It’s a wonderful and inspi...