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Remembering 9/11

Residents of Antioch and others remembered 9/11 in a variety of ways, including with school assemblies, speeches, military salutes, music and more. Above, Dennis Gavrilenko, a fourth-grader at Mno Grant Elementary School in Antioch, carries the American flag with Cub Scouts from Troop 153 during a special flag ceremony at the school on Sept. 11. Below, the Delta-Diablo 4-H Club releases white doves at the "Remember 9/11 Memorial Ceremony" at Waldie Plaza in downtown Antioch, honoring first-responders and the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Also participating in the ceremony was Antioch Mayor Jim Davis, Police Chief Allan Cantando, Delta Diablo Detachment 1155 Marine Corps League presenting a 21-gun salute and the playing of taps, a performance by country artist Jessca Caylyn and a candlelighting by Marine Pvt. Alex Mauri and mother Nancy Mauri. The event was sponsored by the East County Military Families. For information about East County Military Families, go to www.eastcountyveterans.org.




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