In Pictures: Canada Honours A Fallen Son On The Highway Of Heroes

Crowds of Canadians line the Highway of Heroes to honor Nathan Cirillo, our fallen son. In Pictures: Canada Honours A Fallen Hero On The Highway Of Heroes

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Highway of Heroes Nathan Cirillo Oct 2014 (Credit: Patrick Doyle/CP)

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A Canadian Soldier salutes the hearse carrying the body of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo on the Veterans Memorial Highway in Ottawa on Friday, Oct. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle

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“A little further down the Highway of Heroes.

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Highway of Heroes Oct 2014 as the body of Corporal Nathan Cirillo passes on his way home to Hamilton for his service on Oct He was gunned down at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa as he stood on guard.

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Highway of Heroes Oct 2014 Cpl Nathan Cirillo. Firefighters erected massive cranes to carry the Maple Leaf. EVERY single overpass packed with supporters. Fire crews proudly hoisting flag on a ladder

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As Cpl. Nathan Cirillo made his final journey home Friday, thousands of Canadians lined the roads and highway overpasses from Ottawa to Hamilton, Ont., to salute the young soldier gunned down at the National War Memorial.

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“Highway of Heroes 🍁

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