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P-R PHOTO/GABE DICKENS Beth Plumadore (middle) hugs Robert Brooks (left), who served in the Navy on the U.S.S. Topeka during World War II, while Ryan Wood shakes his hand and thanks him for serving the country, during a dinner for veterans and their families at American Legion Post 1619 in West Plattsburgh recently. Plumadore and Wood were part of the Freedom Club at Saranac Central School, which greeted Brooks and other veterans at the WWII monument in Washington, D.C., in May. Bonus photos will be available at