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Larry Harnisch reflects on Los Angeles history

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April 25, 1908

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Above, no, I can't find any follow-up stories and it would be interesting to know what happened. Below, Los Angeles says goodbye to the Great White Fleet. Many people spend the night on the beach so they can see the ships off in the morning ... A marine sergeant from one of the ships commits suicide in the ocean at Redondo after fighting off a rescuer ...  And, as should be no surprise, not all the sailors get back to their ships in time.

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