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Gov. Jay Nixon, right, placed a memorial wreath at the Korean War Memorial in Krog Park Saturday and then paused for a silent prayer for those military personnel who made the ultimate sacrifice in the 1950-53 war. He was escorted from the speakers’ platform by Terry Sullentrup, center, of the VFW and Lloyd Hardin, left, of the local chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association. Sunlight breaking through the trees illuminated the pavers in front of the memorial.
The program was in observance of the 60th anniversary of the cease-fire in the Korean War, which was July 27, 1953. More than 300 people attended. Missourian Photo/Jeanne Miller Wood.