Westport teen fundraising for local VFW to honor grandfather

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A teenager in Westport is honoring veterans this Veterans Day in a unique way.

Dylan Mace, 16, recently lost his grandfather. He came to VFW Post 399 looking to create a tribute to the patriotic veteran.

"I met with the head, his name was Bernie. My grandfather's name is Bernie. It was a perfect fit," he says.

Mace started raising money online to turn an office in the building into a handicap-accessible bathroom.

According to Mace's GoFundMe page, he has raised more than $1,800 as of Friday afternoon.

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