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Minnesota survivor returning to Pearl Harbor to mark 70th anniversary

December 7, 1941, is a day that lives in infamy but it's also the day that made a man out of Ernie Mattson. That's what the 96-year-old Bloomington man says of the day he took cover aboard the USS Nevada and waited out a half-hour barrage of bombs.
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December 7, 1941, is a day that lives in infamy but it's also the day that made a man out of Ernie Mattson. That's what the 96-year-old Bloomington man says of the day he took cover aboard the USS Nevada and waited out a half-hour barrage of bombs.

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