Philadelphia Eagles Fan Flies Up From Tampa Bay To Spread His Grandfather’s Ashes At Super Bowl Parade

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One Philadelphia Eagles fan flew up from Tampa Bay, Fla., to spread his grandfather’s ashes over a victory parade route Thursday in Philadelphia to celebrate the team’s historic Super Bowl win.

The man wore a retired Jerome Brown 99 Jersey and scattered ashes out of a plastic bag, reported the New York Post. Other fans took similar action, spreading their deceased relatives ashes along the five-mile victory parade.

“Doesn’t get realer than scattering your grandfather’s ashes at the Eagles Super Bowl parade,” tweeted Maurice Peebles, a senior deputy editor for Bleacher Report.

Dustin Slaughter, a communications deputy for the Philadelphia District Attorney, bought his father’s cremation urn with him to celebrate the historic victory.

“It feels good to have him with me for a day like today,” Slaughter told

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The Eagles beat the Patriots 41-33 during the Super Bowl Sunday.

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