Veteran shares personal story with local students

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Published: Nov 08 2013 05:17:42 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 08 2013 06:30:35 PM EST

One of the many vets who will be honored on Veterans Day on Monday shared his story with local students on Friday.

Denis Oliverio spoke to history students at Parkland High School in Lehigh County.

The retired Marine Corps lieutenant traveled to the Lehigh Valley from the Wounded Warrior Project headquarters in Florida.

He spoke about his military career, tour of duty during Desert Storm and deployment to Iraq.

After the talk, David Jaindl, of Jaindl Farms, presented $50,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project.