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Pearl Harbor Survivor, 70 Years Later

From LONG ISLAND – by Ann Parry (ann-parry.com)
December 7, 2011

Today, on the 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, December 7, 1941, I’m thinking back to this summer when I first met one of Long Island’s few remaining Pearl Harbor survivors, BILL HALLERAN, a member of Merrick Post #1282 of the American Legion.

William Halleran, Pearl Harbor survivor, and member of Merrick Post 1282 of American Legion, on August 13, 2011. photo © 2011 Ann Parry, NOTE: Halleran placed on blue backdrop digitally. (Ann E Parry/Ann Parry, Ann-Parry.com)

William Halleran, Pearl Harbor survivor, and member of Merrick Post 1282 of American Legion, on August 13, 2011, digital background (© 2011 Ann Parry, Ann-Parry.com)

In the below photo, Halleran and his fellow American Legion members are at Merrick Post #1282’s summer barbecue hosted for Veterans from New York State Nursing Home at Stony Brook.

Veterans, including Pearl Harbor survivor Bill Halleran (standing at left), at Merrick Post #1282 of American Legion barbecue hosted for Veterans from New York State Nursing Home at Stony Brook NY, in Merrick, New York, USA, on August, 13, 2011. American Legion vetearns standing wearing shirts with big American flag on them, and WWII Veteran in middle is wheelchair decorated with American flags. NOTE: EDITORIAL USE ONLY. RESTRICTIONS also include image is NOT for use for Sensitive Issues, Nor Religious issues, nor Political Issues. (Ann Parry/© Ann Parry, Ann-Parry.com)

Merrick, New York, USA. August 13, 2011. Veterans, including Pearl Harbor survivor Bill Halleran (at left), at Merrick Post #1282 of American Legion barbecue. (© 201  Ann Parry, Ann-Parry.com)

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