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Speech to laud 'greatest generation'

By Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 07, 2013

~~<p>As eyewitnesses and people who remember or were directly affected by the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor continue to die, keynote speaker Max Cleland hopes to remind attendees gathered for today's Pearl Harbor remembrance event what it was like to be a member of America's &quot;greatest generation.&quot;</p>
<p>&quot;Tomorrow it's about him, him and my mother,&quot; Cleland said Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl as he proudly showed off a photo taken of him and his parents shortly before his dad shipped off to serve in the Navy at Pearl Harbor.</p>
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As eyewitnesses and people who remember or were directly affected by the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor continue to die, keynote speaker Max Cleland hopes to remind attendees gathered for today's Pearl Harbor remembrance event what it was like to be a member of America's "greatest generation."

"Tomorrow it's about him, him and my mother," Cleland said Friday at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl as he proudly showed off a photo taken of him and his parents shortly before his dad shipped off to serve in the Navy at Pearl Harbor. Login for more...



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