Pearl Harbor survivor returns for 78th anniversary

One of three remaining survivors of the USS Arizona is set to take part in a ceremony commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor.
1:49 | 12/07/19

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We turn to a bit of a solemn day in the United States. This is as you probably know December 7th, the date which president Roosevelt said would live in infamy. 70 years ago the sneak attack was launched. After that America joined world War II as the event is marked in pearl harbor, one of the last living survivors will be right there. You see him there and ABC's Kaylee Hartung has his story. Reporter: A warm welcome for a hero's return. Lieutenant commander Lou center. Reporter: Lou konter, one of only three remaining survives from "Uss Arizona." The only one left able to travel. How do you describe your emotions? Getting better every year. Reporter: Lauren bruener will be returned to the ship, his late comrade. He got married, had children, grandchildren, great grandchildren. Reporter: On December 7th, 1491, center was serving on "The Arizona" when the Japanese attacked. Never forget the day but things were happening so fast and we were highly trained no those days to do what our job is. Reporter: For nearly 30 years center returned to pay his respects. You have to pay respects to the ones that went to their battle stations and pay tribute to the ones that didn't make it. Reporter: His family prays he continues this annual tradition. I was younger I used to say steak and eggs, scotch and water. Steak and eggs, scotch and water. That's the secret, huh? Right there in every medical manual. He's awesome. A woman desperately jumps on

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