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Stars take a moment to thank troops on Veterans Day

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Veterans Day may bring parades and a day off from school, but it's also a moment to recognize family members, friends and really, any American who've served in the armed forces.

Celebrities are speaking out about the importance of the day in their lives.

On Twitter, Neil Patrick Harris, Victoria Justice and Donnie Wahlberg thanked the troops:

On Facebook, Mitt Romney, Mark Zuckerberg and Jessica Simpson had a few meaningful words:

Tell us: How are you celebrating Veterans Day?