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Hundreds in Gastonia Pay Tribute to Fallen Veterans

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Hundreds of people paid tribute to fallen veterans this morning at Gaston Memorial Cemetery.

The ceremony began just after 10 am this morning.

"Memorial Day means everything to me," said Max Robinson, an Air Force veteran, who served in the Korean War.

Robinson was just nine years old on December 7th, 1941 when Pearl Harbor was attacked.

"I remember the day Pearl Harbor was born, I was a young kid," recalls Robinson.

He enlisted out of high school.  Today, he remembers those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

"Memorial Day means a lot to me because we are honoring in memory the guys that sacrificed their lives over there," said Robinson.

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