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Tree Talk: Veterans and Veteran trees

Veterans Day is observed on November 11 – to commemorate the end of WWI at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918. The day honors (and justly so) all of America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

The word "veteran" can be used in a completely different context to describe someone (or something) with long experience in some occupation or...