Why my vote matters

HANNAH EDWARDS Erin Tierney/Community Submission

Editor's Note: Hannah Edwards, 12th grader at Creswell High School, recently won both the Creswell VFW local Voice of Democracy contest, and took home another at Districts. Edwards will be going to States to compete in January, and winners will be awarded on Jan. 26. Edwards read her speech at the VFW potluck dinner on Friday, Dec. 7 at the Creswell VFW Hall, where local contest winners were recognized, and the Attack on Pearl Harbor was remembered.

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