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USS Arizona Survivors Absent At Pearl Harbor Anniversary Ceremonies For First Time

WorldNews Friday, 7 December 2018
USS Arizona Survivors Absent At Pearl Harbor Anniversary Ceremonies For First TimeFriday marks the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and while the day has always been a solemn reminder of the cost of war, it is increasingly becoming a reminder of the cost of time, as well, CNN reports. The country is fortunate enough to have five remaining survivors who were aboard the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941. According to a report from Hawaii News Now, every year, some of these American veterans have been present at the Pearl Harbor memorial ceremonies in Hawaii. This year, however, none of them could make it. The report explains that Lou Conter, Don Stratton, Ken Potts, Lonnie Cook and Lauren Bruner are all at an age where traveling is difficult. After all, it's...
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News video: No USS Arizona survivors traveling to Hawaii this year

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No survivors of the USS Arizona will travel to Hawaii to commemorate Pearl Harbor this, per doctor's orders.

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