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US Navel Sea Cadets stand together during the 7th Annual Veteran's Memorial Program in the former Toledo State Hospital Cemetery behind Bowsher High School in South Toledo.

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Conner Geithmann, 11, center, holds an American Flag with his fellow Boy Scouts from Troop 200.

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Guest speaker Dr. Mychail Scheramic, CEO of the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital, center, addressed a crowd of several dozen people.

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Several dozen people turned out Saturday for the 7th Annual Veteran's Memorial Program in the former Toledo State Hospital Cemetery.

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Lt. Comdr. Vidal Valentin, center, addressed the crowd.

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Walking past the honor guard, South Toledo resident and Civil War re-enactor Joseph Dowd, 15, center left, escorts his mother Kathy Dowd, right, to lay Lilac flowers on the graves of veterans.

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Kathy Dowd lays Lilac flowers on the graves of veterans as her son, Joseph Dowd, 15, stands in salute.

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Troop 200 member Ian Vogt, 17, right, shares a few words about his Eagle Scout project, a bench and memorial.

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State Line Community Church Pastor Garry Hulisz, right, preforms "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" with the help of his brother, Larry Hulisz, left.

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Vietnam veteran Hank Wetzel, 65, center.

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The uncovered and marked graves were open for visitors to pay their respects.

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Guest speaker Dr. Mychail Scheramic, CEO of the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital, right.

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John Feeley, 65, right, and his fellow Marine Corps League members ready themselves before firing together.

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