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These Moving Photos Show George H.W. Bush’s Family And Fellow Americans Paying Their Respects At The Capitol

In a solemn and emotional ceremony, the former president, who died Friday at the age of 94, has been placed in the Capitol Rotunda for three days of mourning.

Posted on December 4, 2018, at 1:20 p.m. ET

The casket containing the late George H.W. Bush arrives in Washington at Joint Base Andrews in Morningside, Maryland, on Monday.
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The casket containing the late George H.W. Bush arrives in Washington at Joint Base Andrews in Morningside, Maryland, on Monday.

People watch the departure ceremony for former president George H.W. Bush at Ellington Field in Houston on Monday.
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People watch the departure ceremony for former president George H.W. Bush at Ellington Field in Houston on Monday.

Sully, the yellow Labrador retriever who was the former president’s service dog during the departure ceremony at Ellington Field.
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Sully, the yellow Labrador retriever who was the former president’s service dog during the departure ceremony at Ellington Field.

The motorcade carrying former president George H. W. Bush traveling to Ellington Air Force Base in Houston.
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The motorcade carrying former president George H. W. Bush traveling to Ellington Air Force Base in Houston.

A military honor guard before the casket of George H.W. Bush arrives at the US Capitol on Monday.
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A military honor guard before the casket of George H.W. Bush arrives at the US Capitol on Monday.

Former secretary of state Colin Powell arrives at the US Capitol before the service for former president George H. W. Bush.
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Former secretary of state Colin Powell arrives at the US Capitol before the service for former president George H. W. Bush.

A person paying their respects to the former president wears campaign buttons while waiting for the arrival of the remains of George H.W. Bush in Washington, DC.
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A person paying their respects to the former president wears campaign buttons while waiting for the arrival of the remains of George H.W. Bush in Washington, DC.

The casket carrying George H.W. Bush is carried up the steps of the US Capitol.
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The casket carrying George H.W. Bush is carried up the steps of the US Capitol.

Former vice president Dick Cheney (center) and former vice president Dan Quayle (right) await the arrival of the procession carrying the casket of George H.W. Bush at the US Capitol.
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Former vice president Dick Cheney (center) and former vice president Dan Quayle (right) await the arrival of the procession carrying the casket of George H.W. Bush at the US Capitol.

A military honor guard team carries the casket into the US Capitol.
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A military honor guard team carries the casket into the US Capitol.

Jenna Bush Hager (left) with mourners during the arrival service at the US Capitol Rotunda.
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Jenna Bush Hager (left) with mourners during the arrival service at the US Capitol Rotunda.

The casket arrives at the US Capitol Rotunda.
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The casket arrives at the US Capitol Rotunda.

Mourners pay their respects as George H.W. Bush lies in state.
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Mourners pay their respects as George H.W. Bush lies in state.

George H.W. Bush’s casket within the Capitol Rotunda.
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George H.W. Bush’s casket within the Capitol Rotunda.

Former president George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush as the flag-draped casket of his father is carried into the Capitol Rotunda.
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Former president George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush as the flag-draped casket of his father is carried into the Capitol Rotunda.

Former Senator Bob Dole, age 95, is helped from his wheelchair to salute the casket of the late former President George H.W. Bush.
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Former Senator Bob Dole, age 95, is helped from his wheelchair to salute the casket of the late former President George H.W. Bush.

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Supreme Court associate justices Samuel Alito (left), Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and former justice Anthony Kennedy, pay their respects to George H.W. Bush as he lies in state.
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Supreme Court associate justices Samuel Alito (left), Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and former justice Anthony Kennedy, pay their respects to George H.W. Bush as he lies in state.

Mourners pay their respects at the casket of George H.W. Bush.
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Mourners pay their respects at the casket of George H.W. Bush.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speaks as former president George H.W. Bush lies in state.
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speaks as former president George H.W. Bush lies in state.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects.

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Flowers are laid at the statue of George H.W. Bush at the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas, on Saturday.
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Flowers are laid at the statue of George H.W. Bush at the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas, on Saturday.


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