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Sunday, Dec 08 2013 07:00 AM

PHOTO GALLERY: Kern County remembers Pearl Harbor

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Pearl Harbor survivor Joseph Licastro is presented with a lei from Fran Ramirez, chaplain with the American Legion District 15 Auxiliary during the 2013 Hy Seiden Memorial Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony at Union Cemetery.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Saturday at Union Cemetery, members of the NJROTC perform a flag folding and escort to the monument during the Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Pearl Harbor survivor Joseph Licastro, right, sits with his son Joe Licastro Jr., and his daughter, Donna Lusich, left, sharing a hand warmer with his son during Saturday's 72nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack on the United States.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Several high school NJROTC units joined together Saturday for the presentation of the colors for the annual Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony at Union Cemetery.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Bakersfield Association Veteran's Honor Guard and buglers are at attention during the flag folding and escort to monument portion of the annual Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance event.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Pearl Harbor survivor Joseph Licastro sits with his son Joe Licastro Jr. during the annual Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony Saturday at Union Cemetery.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    A participant in Saturday's Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony at Union Cemetery walks through past the headstones.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Bugler Bob Otto and his team with the Bakersfield Association Veteran's Honor Guard and buglers were on hand for the day of remembrance on the attack of Pearl Harbor 72 years ago.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    The rifles used by the Bakersfield Association of Veteran's Honor Guard and buglers stay dry under this umbrella during the Pearl Harbor event Saturday in Bakersfield.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Workers wipe the water off the monument Saturday at Union Cemetery before the Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Widows and daughters of Pearl Harbor survivor are escorted by JROTC members during the weath laying portion of the annual remembrance ceremony Saturday in Bakersfield.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

The 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor was marked Saturday at Historic Union Cemetery with reflections from survivors, an honor guard and bell-ringing.

The ceremony remembered those who died in the attack.

Californian photographer Casey Christie shares these images from the day.

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