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Local resident raises Veterans Day awareness


Everett Johnson

This uniform, one of many in Larry Nelson's collection, is on display at Accents Home Decor in observance of Veterans Day.

With Veterans Day around the corner, one local man would like to enhance the community's knowledge of those who dared to serve.

Larry Nelson, a retired U.S. Colonel, has a very unique collection of uniforms. Collected from war veterans in this city and others, Nelson has brought their stories to life. His collection of uniforms are scattered throughout downtown Sidney.

"The objective is to call attention to Veterans Day," said Nelson. "One way of doing that is to portray or present the uniforms of a lot of the veterans in this area, plus veterans that aren't necessarily known, but the unif...

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