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Mourners pay respects to Joe Biden's son

Mourners pay respects to Joe Biden's son

Delaware residents gathered at the state Capitol on Thursday to pay their respects to former Attorney General Beau Biden. Biden, eldest son of Vice President Joe Biden, died of brain cancer Saturday at age 46. Beau Biden lay in honor in the state Senate chamber following a procession from Wilmington to Dover. Behind his flag-draped casket was a Senate dais draped with black bunting and decorated with white flowers. The casket was flanked by a black-and-white photo of Biden with his wife and children and a Conspicuous Service Cross, presented to him posthumously Thursday for his service in the Delaware National Guard. Gov. Jack Markell led the tributes for Biden in a 25-minute service...

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