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President George H.W. Bush's funeral train

The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. 


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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. 


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People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Spectators cheer and wave flags as the Union Pacific funeral train passes through Navasota, Texas. 


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Spectators cheer and wave flags as the Union Pacific funeral train passes through Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Spectators cheer and wave flags as the Union Pacific funeral train passes through Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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The casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried from the Union Pacific funeral train to a hearse at Texas A&M University in College Station. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

The casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried from the Union Pacific funeral train to a hearse at Texas A&M University in College Station. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

The casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried from the Union Pacific funeral train to a hearse at Texas A&M University in College Station. REUTERS/Loren Elliott
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People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train passes along the route. 

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People pay their respects as the train passes along the route. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes along the route. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train carrying passes by. 

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People pay their respects as the train carrying passes by. J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying passes by. J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. 


David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Spectators cheer and wave flags as the Union Pacific funeral train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Spectators cheer and wave flags as the Union Pacific funeral train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Spectators cheer and wave flags as the Union Pacific funeral train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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People pay their respects as the train passes through Navasota, Texas. 



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People pay their respects as the train passes through Navasota, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes through Navasota, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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A young spectator waves an American flag along the route in Navasota, Texas. 


REUTERS/Nick Oxford

A young spectator waves an American flag along the route in Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

A young spectator waves an American flag along the route in Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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Spectators cheer and wave flags as the Union Pacific funeral train passes through Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Spectators cheer and wave flags as the Union Pacific funeral train passes through Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Spectators cheer and wave flags as the Union Pacific funeral train passes through Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train passes. 


David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train passes along the route. 


David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes along the route. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes along the route. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. 

David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train carrying the casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Spectators watch as the Union Pacific funeral train passes through Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Spectators watch as the Union Pacific funeral train passes through Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Spectators watch as the Union Pacific funeral train passes through Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. 



David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush passes through Magnolia, Texas along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. 

David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes along the route from Spring to College Station, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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People pay their respects as the train passes. 

David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

People pay their respects as the train passes. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is placed on the Union Pacific train in Spring, Texas. 
   David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is placed on the Union Pacific train in Spring, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is placed on the Union Pacific train in Spring, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush watch as the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard in Spring, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush watch as the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard in Spring, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS

Former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush watch as the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard in Spring, Texas. David J. Phillip/Pool via REUTERS
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Layla Perez holds a balloon with a message for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush along the route in Navasota, Texas.    REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Layla Perez holds a balloon with a message for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush along the route in Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford

Layla Perez holds a balloon with a message for former U.S. President George H.W. Bush along the route in Navasota, Texas. REUTERS/Nick Oxford
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