May 11, 2012
Staff Photo: Brendan Sullivan Helen K. Denton, 90, of Fayetteville, a World War II Army veteran part of the Women's Army Corps speaks to students at Creekland Middle School in Lawrenceville on Thursday. Denton shared stories about her experience as a secretary helping draft D-Day papers to prepare them to be delivered to General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Eighth grade students Igra Ayaz, left, Abby Malooley, Piper Sandes, center, and Amanda Winton, right, interact with Denton in the hallway concluding her speech.
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Helen Denton remembers it like it was yesterday. The 90-year-old woman still speaks in great detail about the day she transcribed military plans for what would come to be known as D-Day. The woman shared her story with students at Creekland Middle School on Friday.