Lyle Laufenberg shared his collection of war memorabilia and history stories with Rome Corners Intermediate School fifth-graders on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

Laufenberg, a retired Oregon School District teacher of 41 years, has been a familiar face for RCI students as their resident “living history” volunteer, particularly of the Civil War era, demonstrating everything from what soldiers wore on the battlefield to how to load and fire a cannon.

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