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Hello everybody -- -- you with your fox -- for this Thursday they are our neighbors our family and I are friends they are.
US military veterans who have risked their lives for our freedoms and now a new book is inspiring young people to look up to our nation's heroes.
The author of the veterans heroes in our neighborhood Valerie.
-- that I and joined -- earlier.
-- -- -- -- -- And they will learn as much as we give them and we -- so sanitized world trying to make things easier for children and clear for our children need their.
That we've also eliminated so much for their lives when I grew up my grandfather would tell stories about when he was in the war.
And downwind it's just -- -- -- all these wonderful stories.
And children -- -- -- -- just like that they -- hit stories.
Ten and you put that in this book any -- any usually salute -- grandfather passed away in 1983.
He's in his character yeah.
Yes I did and and you -- -- such a pleasure all of the characters in the book.
Are real people in my life's.
They may not have the professions that they have in the book but they've all made such an impact on me.
That I just couldn't help myself that is something and you had a -- that you have them come to your class.
So the kids can meet them and there's one child in particular in your class who was so inspired that line yes Chris -- very excited and he still wants to be.
In the military he's in fourth grade now and and you know what it didn't.
It helps me to know that I'm doing the right thing when the children are thankful for the veterans in the -- But we can actually -- to the children these are the people that gave their lives -- And they walk around you every day when my -- -- you -- these people and -- acts of valor every single day when they were in the service and our kids and even realize they were among them now.
And -- exceeded reports in the news shows like this -- -- -- continue work on on Afghanistan and about eight years in Iraq they understand.
The big difference was she would drafted back and these these -- these men and women aren't aren't choosing to go in yes absolutely and they choose to believe any.
They -- love their country so much even when they were drafted.
They love their country so much that they served our country and really provided the safety that we have for children and it.
They don't hope you buy the book.
-- -- it was like something straight out of a bond movie but instead of a getaway car these motorcycles.
For guys pulled right into a London mall waving.
-- big guns over there you can see them here on surveillance video smashing out cases -- jewelry store.
They then took off -- hundreds of thousands of dollars -- the stuff including.
Party -- watches and relaxes.
Here they go.
We gonna look like the -- -- -- -- right stuff like that it opens tomorrow right yeah.
-- -- alert.
He just says that all day night.
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