Pearl Harbor survivors ponder organization's end





PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — The motto "Remember Pearl Harbor" is taking on a more poignant, urgent tone.

The national Pearl Harbor Survivors Association's numbers have dropped so low, the possibility of shuttering it will be discussed at its national convention in Honolulu, which begins Saturday and runs through Friday.

Out of 60,000 military personnel on the island during the Dec. 7, 1941, attack, there are only an estimated 3,000 survivors still participating in chapters scattered across the country.

"We're just getting old and dying off," said Clarence Lux, 90, who joined the local Pearl Harbor Survivors Association Chapter 21 in 1975....


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