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04/30/09 — Military appreciation: For some students, the gratitude is personal

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Military appreciation: For some students, the gratitude is personal

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on April 30, 2009 1:46 PM

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Former Miss Aycock and Miss Goldsboro Jill Howell sings "America, Keep Holding Onto God's Hand" during the celebration

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Charles B. Aycock sophomore James Hatfield gets emotional as he shares some of his experiences growing up as a military child during a military family appreciation celebration inside the school's gymnasium Wednesday.

Growing up in a military family, James Hatfield equated the Air Force with the notion that "daddy is moving, so you move." "This is the most rigorous test a family can go through, to be in a military family and...

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