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In Honor Of The First National Vietnam War Veterans Day, A Sweet Surprise Of A Lifetime

March 29, 2017

Today is the first National Vietnam War Veterans Day.

In honor of this new national holiday we have a sweet story for you!

Teacher, Mr. Pointe, has always wanted to visit the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Wall. He's been telling his students about it for years.

He wanted to honor a friend who served in the war and unfortunately died shortly after.

Mr. Pointe made such an impact, that a former student, from 16 years ago, still remembers the story.

That student, who is now a Marine, came through for Mr. Pointe in a big way.

He rallied the school and community together to raise money to send Mr. Pointe to see the wall.

They held a secret assembly. When Mr. Pointe walked in, he had no idea what was about to happen.

As they reveal the secret, Mr. Pointe is stunned.

They had raised over $17,000 for him. How incredible is that?!

It's so amazing to see what an impact a teacher can have and how generous people will be to say thanks.

Check out the heart touching story below!

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