3,000 strangers show up to funeral of Vietnam veteran with no family

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    .....The notice stated, “All members of the public are invited to attend to pay their respects for an American hero.”

    Drew Mikel, a 20-year-old intern at Brown Funeral Home, wrote a press release about the service for the local newspaper. It landed on Facebook and was shared thousands of times. “I had never written a press release before, but I typed up something and sent it to our local paper,” Mikel tells Yahoo Lifestyle. “We were hoping just a handful of people would show up.”

    3,000 strangers show up to funeral of Vietnam veteran with no family

    Another version.
     
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    Nice sentiment. However, it is little benefit to the vet now that he is dead. It would be nice if something could be done for people like this vet while they are still living.
     
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    My thoughts exactly
     
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    Lets see...

    It costs us about 1.2 Trillion to give medical treatments, food, clothing, lodging, homes, and money to Illegals each year..

    SO lets do this...

    147 billion to build the damn wall, enforce our borders, and get back to proper immigration into the US.

    That would leave us a mere 1 trillion dollars to feed, cloth, house, pay, give medical aid and treatments for our vets who sacrificed for us. This would cost about 115 billion...

    The rest we could use to feed our homeless and clean up the liberal cesspools they call cities, get decent law enforcement and aid those who are unable to work or need medical aid across America. Get our own back on their feet and back into the work force. And pay back the monies taken form Social Security. In just two years the money could be put back into Americans, who paid in, hands.

    All we have to do is get control of our border and get immigration fixed. But alas the dim wits want these problems to continue...
     
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    I love our blessed Band of Brothers
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    :huddle: They brought their brother home. :huddle:
     
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    Yes they do, if they have to withhold every nickel from humanitarian needs they can just to make a lying point.

    We really need to get rid of the Democrats and their Antifa toughs. They're making a mockery of the United States, the Constitution of the United States, the United States Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which they corrupted using Mad Hillary Clinton and her minions many.
     
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    Guilt trip? Would they have shown up if he had a kid or an ex wife? There is something in the American psyche that is drawn to the legend of a Veteran who is portrayed this way. God bless him but so what?
     
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