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G.I. Bill is 70 years old

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Seventy years ago on this day, a piece of legislation was signed into law that still changes the lives of military veterans today.

The GI Bill was created for soldiers coming home from WWII as a way to help repay them for the service they gave their country and to stimulate economic growth.

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The benefit would pay for part, if not all, of those soldiers’ college educations and provide for them an avenue to rebuild their lives post-war.

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