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By Erin Prater Published: November 6, 2013

Troops, veterans and their family members are invited to participate in an annual storytelling event just for them.

The annual Veterans Remember Community Dialogues will be held Friday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Penrose Library's Carnegie Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave.

"If you have a story to tell, we'll listen," organizer Joe Barrera said in an emailed statement.

Those with connections to the Vietnam War are invited to present during "Vietnam: The Combat Infantryman's War," from 10-11:30 a.m.

The "Women and War" panel will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

The "Men and War" panel will be held from 2-4 p.m.

Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division and local veterans will share their stories. The public is invited to attend. A free lunch will be served from 1-2 p.m.

Barrera recommends that attendees using the parking garage north of Bijou Street on Cascade Avenue, one block from the library.

For more information, contact Barrera at

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