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Annual Manenggon Memorial Service in July

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - An event dedicated to the thousands of Chamorro people who lived through the Japanese occupation during World War II will be held on Saturday, July 10.  The annual Manenggon Memorial Service will begin with a wreath-laying ceremony in Yona on the site of the Manenggon Concentration Camp, followed by a special memorial mass. 

According to a release from the Manenggon Memorial Foundation, the event is intend to reflect on the true meaning of why Guam commemorates the 66th liberation of the island.  The wreath laying begins at 3:30pm with the mass scheduled to begin at 4pm.

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