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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.


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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