On Thursday, the Santa Clarita community paid its respects to Army Specialist Rudy A. Acosta, who was killed in Afghanistan on March 19. He was 19 years old. The day’s events included a flag raising and prayer gathering at Santa Clarita Baptist Church at 8 a.m. followed by a cross-town funeral procession. The interment was held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park.
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Photo credits: 1-3, Kathy Katter; 4-8, Sharon Devol; 9, Rick Bell; 10, Kayla Meeks; 11, Rima Raulinaitis; 12-28, Carol Rock; 29-32, Linda Pippin; 33-34, Cyndi Di Mauro; 35-37, Alia Rolley; 38-44, Pepsi Sanders; 45-60, Nicole Bice-Bey; 61-62, Keri Hewitt; 63-64 Donna Stewart; 65-70, Whitney Salerno; 71-87 Will Davison; 88-112, Melissa Dell; 113-116, Joan Kaldhusdal; 117-120; Tim Katter, 121-124