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In this Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 photo, Lauren Bruner, one of five remaining survivors from the USS Arizona during the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, recounts the experience at his home in La Mirada, Calif. Burns covered most of his body after Japanese planes bombed his ship. He spent seven months recovering in the hospital, and returned to fight in more battles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
A vet remembers

HONOLULU — Lauren Bruner was getting ready for church in 1941 on his battleship, the USS Arizona, when the alarm sounded.

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor had begun, and Bruner, then 21, scampered up five stories by ladder to the enormous anti-aircraft guns he was responsible for manning.

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