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The annual Armed Forces Day pancake breakfast hosted by the Escalon American Legion was served up Saturday morning and saw a steady stream of diners. Here, top photo, the cooking and serving line includes, from left, Jeff Freeman of Oakdale, Ed Ross of Hughson, Dave Trott of Modesto and Mike Crawford of Oakdale, all members of the Gustafson-Thompson Post 263. At side, Escalon’s John Blowers grills up the meat to add to the hearty breakfast plates.

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