Sacrifices of the fallen remembered at ceremony

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While most people were enjoying a long weekend or making plans for a barbecue heading to the lakes, approximately 70 Ceres residents took over an hour on Monday to remember those for whom the day was meant: Those who gave up their lives defending the country in the U.S. Armed Forces.

The Memorial Day event, held at 10 a.m., was organized by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion posts of Ceres and included remarks by Mayor Javier Lopez, Supervisor Channce Condit, Undersheriff Micky LaBarbera, American Legion Commander Pete Samaniego and VFW Post Commander Freddy Morales.

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