Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery
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Veterans Day ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery

Ori Barasch, 53, pays his respects Saturday at Los Angeles National Cemetery to one of three gravesites of World War I and World War II veterans he visits every Veterans Day: those of Louis A. Kahn, Harry J. Bloom and Howard Wise.

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Veterans join members of the color guard during a ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery to mark Veterans Day.

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William Anderson, 62, with the California National Guard, right, stands in the color guard at Los Angeles National Cemetery on Saturday.

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World War II veteran Noboru Don Seki, 94, is helped to his seat by his daughter, Tracey Seki Matsuyama, while attending a Veterans Day ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery. Seki was part of the 442nd Infantry Regiment.

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Members of the color guard lead a procession of veterans during a Veterans Day ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery.

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Earlean Paige wears her son’s Army uniform at a ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery. Paige spent Veterans Day the way she has for years: remembering her late son and husband, who served in the Army, and honoring her eldest son, who served in the Air Force. 

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U.S. Army veterans John Pelletier, 71, left, and Ronnie Baker, 70, salute during a Veterans Day ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery. Pelletier served during the Korean War, and Baker served as a combat photographer during the Vietnam War.

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Vietnam veteran Ronnie Baker, 70, spends a quiet moment among the tombstones of fallen service members on Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery.

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