13. A Free Trip

A: My dad went to Washington, D.C.

B: Why did he do that?

A: He was invited, along with about 90 other veterans.

B: Who invited them?

A: Some private organization.

B: Why did they invite him?

A: To thank him and all the other soldiers who served in World War II.

B: That's very nice.

A: My dad got to see the beautiful new World War II Monument.

B: That trip must have cost a lot of money.

A: He said all the money came from private donations.