The folded flag was carried and presented to the widow with the words “On behalf of the President of the United States, I present you this flag”. Margaret Peterson receives the flag from Honor Guard Commander, which was covering her husband’s casket just moments before. Photo by Ricardo Tomboc
Writer and friend Ricardo Tomboc pays tribute to Pearl Harbor hero.
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