When three homeless veterans were laid to rest last week, their funerals were given dignity and respect from an unlikely source: high school students.
Five seniors and a junior from the University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy in Detroit, Michigan served as the pallbearers for funerals of veterans who had not been claimed by loved ones.
“I was glad and truly honored to have experienced and served those veterans who sacrificed their lives for our country,” one of the students, Joshua Gonzalez, said in a reflection. “Being their pallbearer was just a little something that I could do to repay them for what they did for all of us.”
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