After a Gentle Kiss From Annie To Marine Who Gave Her The Flag, John Glenn Laid To Rest In Arlington National Cemetery


After a gentle kiss from Annie to Marine who gave her the flag, John Glenn laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery

Jessica Wehrman Dispatch Washington Bureau @JessicaWehrman
ARLINGTON, Virginia — Former Sen. John Glenn now rests in the same earth that he marveled at from a tiny window inside the Friendship 7 in 1962.
Glenn, who died December 8 at 95, was interred at Arlington National Cemetery today in a small, private ceremony with family and close friends, months after thousands visited him as he laid in state in the Ohio Capitol.
On a rain-drenched spring day with the trees beginning to bloom, a horse-drawn caisson carried Glenn’s flag-draped casket through the hushed cemetery, passing row after row of tombstones. The loudest sounds were of …

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