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Grant McRae Commemorative Contest

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Grady Thompson

2017 Individual Winner, Second Place

This is a short story about a kid name Arvedan coming from a war torn country. He develops a hate for all soldiers because they drove him out of his home and separated his family. When Arvedan seems broken beyond repair a Vietnam War veteran visits his new school in Canada. The veteran tells stories that change Arvedan’s perspective on soldiers.

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