4-year-old Son Salutes his Dad at Funeral

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NEW YORK (AP) — The 4-year-old son of a fallen U.S. soldier saluted his father's flag-draped casket Wednesday as it was carried from St. Patrick's Cathedral following a funeral Mass attended by hundreds of uniformed police officers.Joseph Lemm, a Nebraska country boy turned New York City police detective, had Superman's good looks and superhero bravery, mourners were told at the service, which was held a little more than a week after he was killed in Afghanistan.The Superman nickname "suggested people wanted to be like him," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said in his eulogy.Thousands of civilians, military personnel and police officers from departments across the state lined the streets outside the landmark Manhattan cathedral.Lemm's 4-year-old son, Ryan, sat on the shoulders of an NYPD officer and wore his hat as the hearse arrived. Later, after the service ended, he stood on the cathedral steps and saluted as his father's casket was carried away.

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  1. 34759813
    34759813 Jan 21, 2016

    IT GOOD TO SERVE THE U.S MILITARY OK

  2. 34759813
    34759813 Jan 21, 2016

    MATTER OF FACT IPUT MY COUNTRY FIRST MORE THAN ANYTHING THIS WORLD .

  3. 34569801
    34569801 Feb 15, 2016

    R.I.P. fellow warrior and may God bless and console your family during this most difficult time. You make us all proud to live in and protect this great nation.

  4. Nam Vet
    Nam Vet Dec 06, 2016

    Nothing Coming Out of Hollywood could ever top these Videos of True Life Made because of or about Our Men and maybe Women in Uniform Serving Their and Our Great Nation and Th Fight For Freedom all around the Globe.

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