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Queen Elizabeth Laid to Rest in Historic Funeral

Queen Elizabeth II's Funeral 3
Queen Elizabeth II's Funeral 3
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Earlier today, the world watched as the late Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain for more than 70 years, was laid to rest in a historic funeral. The last time Great Britain laid a monarch to rest was 70 years ago, with the death of Elizabeth’s father, King George VI. The last time Britain saw a state funeral was in 1965, with the death of her first Prime Minister, and paternal friend, Sir Winston Churchill.

Queen Elizabeth II's Funeral-Princes William, Harry, and George
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It still feels so surreal, waking up before dawn to see the funeral for the woman who’s ruled a country longer than most people have been alive. As an American, I’m used to our leader’s changing every 4 years; 8 years if they do a good enough job. They use a similar process in Great Britain, but through it all, they had the Queen. She was this beacon of stability in a world that seemed to get crazier each passing day. And now, she’s gone.

Queen Elizabeth II's Funeral-The Hearse Taking the Queen to Her Final Resting Place
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It may be centuries before we might see another person lead a nation for so long, figurehead or otherwise. It will likely be just as long before we have someone who so many people have such a positive opinion of, even if not everyone liked her. Queen Elizabeth leaves behind a monumental legacy and impact on the world. She will be missed by many.

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