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.