Soldier salutes funeral procession in pouring rain - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Soldier salutes funeral procession in pouring rain

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VINE GROVE, KY -- A social media post is going viral. After a passerby snapped a photo on July 6, while waiting for a funeral procession to pass by.

"A funeral procession was passing by and this soldier got out of his jeep to stand at attention in the pouring rain." Erin Hester said last Thursday on her facebook post.

The photo, which shows a soldier saluting a funeral procession passing him by despite the downpour, has received more than 176K reactions and had been shared more than 123K times on Facebook on Wednesday.

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