Pearl Harbor Day in Lowell, Massachusetts

Area veterans, elected officials and students from the Hellenic Academy gathered at the Hall of Flags of the Lowell Memorial Auditorium this morning for a remembrance ceremony on this, the 69th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The following video features the students from the Hellenic Academy singing “America the Beautiful” followed by two students reading short essays about the significance of the day. The ceremony concludes with the singing of “God Bless America” by Henry Tanguay, himself a survivor of Pearl Harbor followed by the playing of Taps.