Philadelphia Eagles Fan Flies Up From Tampa Bay To Spread His Grandfather’s Ashes At Super Bowl Parade
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.
doesn’t get realer than scattering your grandfather’s ashes at the Eagles Super Bowl parade.
said they flew up from Tampa. pic.twitter.com/HPygzJahmD
— maurice (@tallmaurice) February 8, 2018
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 Philly.com.
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The Eagles beat the Patriots 41-33 during the Super Bowl Sunday.
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