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VIRGINIA BEACH -- Patricia Thurman taught students at Bayside High School the history of the Pledge of Allegiance Monday in honor of Veterans Day.

The famous words were written well over 100 years ago in 1892.

Thurman, an army veteran herself, dressed up in uniform for the holiday, and to teach her students the importance of loyalty and dedication.

Students in Virginia Beach had to go to school on Veterans Day to make up for days lost during Hurricane Sandy.

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