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Many said it was the one memorial that made them cry.

Many expressed their gratitude to the men and women who take care of the President and Vice President every day, protecting them from harm.

After a lying in state at the Capitol Rotunda and a public funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington DC, the Bush family returned to Texas where their patriarch was brought by train from the airport to his final destination beside his wife of 73 years, Barbara.

A presidential funeral train was a longstanding tradition, even after rail travel no longer became a necessity. However, President Dwight Eisenhower was the last to be carried by train to his final destination in 1961.

The internment of President Bush was a private affair for his family on Friday morning.

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Amelia Christnot is an Oglala Lakota, Kanien'kehá:ka and Metis Navy brat who settled in the wilds of Northern Maine. She considers herself another proud Maineiac. Her picture is from 1984 for purely Orwellian reasons.