George H.W. Bush's final farewell

A young boy scout offered up his best salute for the late president as thousands of mourners paid their respects at the U.S. Capitol. ABC News' Emily Rau reports.
2:57 | 12/04/18

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Rim begin this morning with. The outpouring of love and respect for former president George H. W. Bush lying in state at the US capitol Lee young boy scout can see him there. Offered up his best salute for the late president. He was one of thousands of mourners paying tribute let's go live to the US capitol rotunda it's been open to the public all night long. It'll stay open for 35. Consecutive. Some supportive first presidency was known for his colorful collection of crazy Sox. We'll be laid to arrest wearing this pair featuring jets flying information. To nod to his service in World War II. ABC's Emily round joins us with the latest from the capital morning Emily. Good morning Maggie and Ter Rel exactly the right different time now will remain open to visitors taking up all night long even 1 began this morning people flocking to capitol grounds here in Washington. And standing in line to pay their respects to bush forty wine. Wait this sunset be fitting the colorful life he lives the body of former president George HW bullish arrived at the US capitol members of his cabinet in waiting alongside his family. Former First Lady Laura Bush saying what a beautiful night to her husband. England's week. This morning first thing. Took their place in the capitol rotunda. President trump and First Lady Gilani on making their way to the capital Monday night scene inside the front of the flag draped casket. President Vince. Art tens of thousands of people are expected to wait in line is he their respects to the 94 year old elected president in 1988. And serving one term. A naval aviator shot down in the Pacific boat rescued he returned home where Barbara Pierce was waiting. Their marriage would bring six children and stretch more than seven decades until her dad earlier this year. Wonderful. Nobody has ever been. I remembered as courageous. Never ask. Her win coming through as Americans and lawmakers from both parties. Hot on their different faithful celebrate the last president of the greatest generation. The former president's remains will stay in their rotunda until his state funeral on Wednesday at that service at the national cathedral every living president Willie tank. He will then returned to Houston for another service there before being laid to rest next to his wife and daughter. In Washington and Lee Brown ABC news now back to you. Finally thank you in those scenes in the pretender quite a sight to see again thinks annaly.

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