Choir Spontaneously Sings As WWII Veteran’s Remains Escorted Off Plane [VIDEO]

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A video shows a choir impulsively belting out a famous American patriotic song as a fallen WWII soldier’s remains were escorted off a plane.


The footage was taken by Diane Hollifield Cupp, who uploaded the exhibition of respect to Facebook to share it with fellow Americans.

The video shows a man standing in the rear of the aircraft conducting the choir as they sing the “Battle Hymn of The Republic.” While it cannot be seen, the remains of the WWII veteran were being carried by an Army private, according to an NBC News affiliate.

While commercial airliners are often a source of agitation and discomfort, fellow flyers are seen admiring and applauding the moment.

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