18 Jun '17, 9pm

Washington student working to preserve World War II history

RICHLAND, Wash. — While many high school juniors spend their free time watching television or playing video games, Hannah Doyle is collecting history. The Hanford High junior is in the middle of a year-long endeavor to record the stories of World War II veterans, merchant sailors, nurses, Manhattan Project workers and home front supporters. "It's just amazing to listen to their stories. I could listen to them all day," she said. "I'm trying to get as many perspectives as I can." Hannah is one of eight student ambassadors selected from across the nation by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. As part of the project she is filming people talking about their experiences during the war. Hostilities ended 72 years ago, and the U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs reports 372 veterans die each day. "With this in mind, it is imperative that the legacy and lessons of Wo...

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