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World War II Navy veteran Maurice Ford, 93, waits in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Berwick for participants in the Berwick-Nescopeck Memorial Day parade to arrive for the service in the cemetery Sunday. He said he had three brothers who also served during WWII. He is the only one still living.
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World War II Navy veteran Maurice Ford, 93, waits in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Berwick for participants in the Berwick-Nescopeck Memorial Day Parade to arrive for the service in the cemetery Sunday. He said he had three brothers who also served during WWII. He is the only one still living.

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