Marines mark 242nd birthday with ceremony

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Local Marines gathered Friday to celebrate the service's birthday.

One veteran puts together the annual bash every year.

Three Iwo Jima survivors and several Purple Heart recipients attended this year.

The annual gathering includes a cake-cutting ceremony that involves the oldest and youngest Marines present.

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