Memorial Day Program in Cerritos, CA

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This year the park-like city of Cerritos put on another memorable program to honor the memory of the fallen soldiers who bravely served so we may enjoy the simple freedoms of life in America, and so the oppressed around the world may live a life out from under the boot of tyranny. ┬áThis is what Memorial Day is all about. The weather was perfect, sunny skies, a light breeze and a mild temperature. The setting is the East Lawn of the Cerritos Civic Center, the site of the Cerritos Veterans Memorial. Cerritos Mayor Bruce Barrows welcomed all in attendance, including Cerritos Mayor Pro Tem Mark Pulido, Council members Joseph Cho, Carol Chen, George Ray, Jim Edwards, and decorated Navy Veteran and Superintendent of Valley Christian Schools Richard Suttie who delivered the invocation. The National Anthem followed as the United States …