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The Saddest Photos From Beau Biden's Funeral

Vice President Joe Biden's oldest son, who died of brain cancer on May 30, was laid to rest on Saturday.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 1:17 p.m. ET

Posted on June 6, 2015, at 2:33 p.m. ET

President Barack Obama and his family arrive at Delaware Air National Guard base to attend Beau Biden's funeral.
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President Barack Obama and his family arrive at Delaware Air National Guard base to attend Beau Biden's funeral.

Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his family, holds his hand over his heart as he watches an honor guard carry a casket containing the remains of his son. Standing alongside the vice president are Beau's widow Hallie Biden, left, and daughter, Natalie.
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Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his family, holds his hand over his heart as he watches an honor guard carry a casket containing the remains of his son. Standing alongside the vice president are Beau's widow Hallie Biden, left, and daughter, Natalie.

Vice President Joe Biden enters St. Anthony of Padua church in Wilmington, Delaware, for his son's funeral.
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Vice President Joe Biden enters St. Anthony of Padua church in Wilmington, Delaware, for his son's funeral.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno salutes the casket of Beau Biden, an Iraq War veteran.
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Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno salutes the casket of Beau Biden, an Iraq War veteran.

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President Barack Obama pauses while delivering Beau Biden's eulogy.
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President Barack Obama pauses while delivering Beau Biden's eulogy.

President Barack Obama is visibly emotional while delivering the eulogy.
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President Barack Obama is visibly emotional while delivering the eulogy.

Obama hugs Biden after delivering the eulogy.
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Obama hugs Biden after delivering the eulogy.

The president kisses his vice president's cheek after calling him a "brother" during the eulogy for Biden's oldest son.
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The president kisses his vice president's cheek after calling him a "brother" during the eulogy for Biden's oldest son.

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Hunter Biden wipes his eyes as his sister Ashley delivers a eulogy for their brother.
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Hunter Biden wipes his eyes as his sister Ashley delivers a eulogy for their brother.

Chris Martin of the group Coldplay performs "Til Kingdom Comes" during the funeral.
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Chris Martin of the group Coldplay performs "Til Kingdom Comes" during the funeral.

Vice President Biden is seen with his hands covering his face during the funeral mass.
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Vice President Biden is seen with his hands covering his face during the funeral mass.

President Obama looks on during the service.
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President Obama looks on during the service.

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Mourners view the funeral procession for the former Delaware Attorney General.
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Mourners view the funeral procession for the former Delaware Attorney General.

A woman reacts as the hearse and Biden family pass by.
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A woman reacts as the hearse and Biden family pass by.

A woman reacts as the hearse and Biden family pass by.
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A woman reacts as the hearse and Biden family pass by.

Children outside the church hold the official funeral service program.
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Children outside the church hold the official funeral service program.

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A woman holds a sign that reads "God loves Beau & Joe."
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A woman holds a sign that reads "God loves Beau & Joe."

Mourners watch the funeral procession.
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Mourners watch the funeral procession.

A woman watching the funeral procession wipes away tears.
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A woman watching the funeral procession wipes away tears.

The Biden family watches as the casket is taken from the hearse.
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The Biden family watches as the casket is taken from the hearse.

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A flag atop the White House flies at half-mast in honor of Beau Biden.
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A flag atop the White House flies at half-mast in honor of Beau Biden.

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