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Word on the Street: With Veterans Day coming up (Nov. 11), why is important to honor veterans?

Margaret Moran | mmoran@sierrasun.com

KINGS BEACH, Calif. — This week's question: With Veterans Day coming up (Nov. 11), why is important to honor veterans?

Here are the answers, as asked Monday in Kings Beach:

Anne Middleton, personal historian, Tahoe Vista: "They've served our country and made a tremendous difference in the lives of all who believe in what America stands for."

Alex Gignoux, contractor, Carnelian Bay: "They definitely sacrificed a lot of their lives to benefit others, and they should always be recognized."

Dodie MacAuley, self employed, Tahoe City: "Because they have served our country, and they protected us."

Alex Cuneo, merchandiser for beer distributing company, Truckee: "They serve our country proudly."