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Somers Point remembers Pearl Harbor

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SOMERS POINT -

The City of Somers Point took a moment to remember the upcoming anniversary of one of the most infamous events in American history.

Dozens gathered on the beach in Somers Point to remember the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

The ceremony featured a wreath laying, 21 gun salute and ceremonial playing of Taps to remember the men and women lost on that day.

Al Darvey and Al Matthews, the last remaining Atlantic County survivors of Pearl Harbor, were in attendance and we're grateful for the support and respect shown by the generations since the attacks.

"Well it's a good feeling, just a good feeling. You get out among people and they ask questions, they want to know this, they want to know that, it's no trouble at all," said Al Matthews.

Various groups including the VFW, American Legion and Boy Scouts were in attendance to help remember that fateful Sunday morning nearly 71 years ago.

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