‘Nathan was Canada’s son’: Cpl. Cirillo’s body returned home
As Cpl. Nathan Cirillo made his final journey home Friday, thousands of Canadians lined the roads and highway overpasses from Ottawa to Hamilton, Ont., to salute the young soldier gunned down at the National War Memorial.
As the hearse carrying Cirillo’s remains travelled along the Highway of Heroes, a stretch of Highway 401 that saw many repatriations of Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan, onlookers waved Canadian flags, wiped their tears and clapped for the 24-year-old reservist.
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