The 19 Arizona firefighters killed in Yarnell Hill were honored with a long, somber procession on Sunday.
The remains of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew were transported home to Prescott Valley, AZ.
The reported 100-mile procession, led by white hearses, was greeted by a crowd of thousands as it rolled through downtown Phoenix and later Prescott.
Civilians and fellow firefighters alike came from all over to pay their respects. Flagstaff fire captain Bill Morse said:
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Seems like this was QUITE the event.
Earlier this month, North Korea dictator Kim Jong Il had a fatal heart attack and passed away.
Today, a massive funeral procession took place in downtown Pyongyang, in which North Korea's heir to power Kim Jong Eun walked alongside his deceased father's hearse.
Attendees at the funeral included
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THAT's what we call devotion!
Check out the photos (below) of devotees of the Hindu Goddess Maha Mariamman getting their cheeks pierced during a religious procession in Amritsar, India on Sunday.
Very inneresting. We'd def be curious to hear more about this…although we're not so sure we'd ever try it ourselves. Ouchie!
What do U think about this religious ritual? Could U handle a piercing through your cheeks?
[Image via WENN.]
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