Pearl Harbor ceremony held in Decatur

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - A Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony was held in Decatur Friday morning.

The Veteran's Assistance Commission of Macon County held their ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Beach House Restaurant in Nelson Park.

The event commemorates the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese surprise attack on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

2,403 people were killed, and it resulted in the United States entering into World War II.

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