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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 Mavis Christnot

Amelia Mavis Christnot is a self-described Navy brat who lived all over the USA, but has settled in her Mother's homeland in the wilds of Northern Maine. She considers herself another proud Maineiac. Her Father Edward is Oglala Lakota enrolled at Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota. He attended boarding school at Pine Ridge Reservation, where he was born. Her late Mother Claudette was of the Kanien'kehá:ka of the Haudenosaunee as well as an enrolled Metis from New Brunswick, Canada. Amelia identifies with all of her ancestors, including the bit of German that provided her last name. She is a Sacred Pipe carrier and has been active in Native rights since her (brief) time with Native Americans at Dartmouth.