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Sarah Komers of Murrieta walks with her children, Lily, 3, and Remington, 1, through the Field of Honor, which has 2,000 American flags honoring veterans and heroes. The field is open 24 hours a day this week and will close at 3 p.m. Saturday with the playing of "Taps."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

As Irv Justman, 92, has done for the last several years, he again stakes out the sidewalk outside Nate 'n Al Deli in Beverly Hills to raise money for veterans. A World War II veteran, he proudly wears his American Legion polo shirt and a Jewish War Veterans cap while sitting on his walker (festooned with flags) with a "donations" basket full of handmade poppies, offering them at no charge to passersby.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times

Army National Guard Spc. Chris Carney and his sons Alexander, 3, David, 7, and Lane, 7, salute during the Veterans Day ceremony at Riverside National Cemetery.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Sarah Durazo of Riverside, whose father was a World War II veteran, observes a solemn moment during the Veterans Day ceremony at the Riverside National Cemetery.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Vlady Clodfelter, 7, of Fullerton listens to speakers paying tribute to veterans during Fullerton's 23rd annual Veterans Day observance at the Veterans Memorial at Hillcrest Park. The ceremony began with a parade of veterans who marched to the memorial from downtown Fullerton Plaza.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

World War II veteran Warren Holmes, 85, of Fullerton, who served in the 41st Infantry Division, pays tribute to fellow veterans during Fullerton's 23rd annual Veterans Day observance at the Veterans Memorial at Hillcrest Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Korean War veteran Tex Powell of Fullerton's American Legion Post 142 holds a homemade card given to him by Daniel Magana as he pays tribute to fellow veterans during Fullerton's 23rd annual Veterans Day observance at the Veterans Memorial at Hillcrest Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

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