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    Program director David Greenham talks about the "World War One: Letters Home" exhibit during interview Thursday at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta.

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    An excerpt of a letter from Murray Alexander Morgan is seen on display Thursday at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta. Morgan was a Millinocket native who was a student in Colby College when the war broke out in 1914. He was one of the Mainers who chose not to wait for the U.S. to enter the war. He left school just after Easter in 1915 and enlisted in the Canadian Light Infantry.

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    Art by Brenda Bettinson is seen on display Thursday at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta.

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    The Croix de Guerre award given to Kilburn O. Sherman, of Boothbay Harbor, who was a Bates College student when he enlisted in the Marines, is seen in the "World War One: Letters Home" exhibit Thursday at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta.

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    Art by Brenda Bettinson is seen on display Thursday at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta.

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    This letter from a service member was sent from "Somewhere in France" during World War I. The vagueness was for operational security. It's part of the "World War One: Letters Home" exhibit at The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta.

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    Excerpt of a letter seen on display Thursday at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta.

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    An exhibit called "World War One: Letters Home" at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta features letters written by Kilburn O. Sherman, of Boothbay Harbor, who was a Bates College student when he enlisted in the Marines.

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    Kilburn O. Sherman, of Boothbay Harbor, was a Bates College student when he enlisted in the Marines. His story is part of the exhibit "World War One: Letters Home" at the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine in Augusta.

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