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Westboro Church a No-Show at Bombing Victim's Funeral

At the Oak Grove Cemetery here, under a cloudless blue sky, the Rev. Chip Hines led a burial service for Krystle Campbell, the 29-year-old Medford native murdered during the terrorist bombings at the Boston Marathon.

As with the funeral Mass that Hines officiated at earlier today inside St. Joseph’s Church and as was true at the wake held for Campbell Sunday night, the crowd in the graveyard was expansive, and mourners moved close to surround the family and the casket.

“It was a beautiful outpouring of support for her family,” Hines said afterward. “Medford really came through for her family, Medford and beyond. There were people who didn’t know Krystle and her family, and they just felt they had to be there as Americans, really, and offer condolences.”

Source: Boston Globe. Read full article. (link)

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  • Alphonse||

    You can't count on anyone anymore.

  • Otis B. Driftwood||

    So the Boston Globe did a story on something that didn't happen?

  • Paul.||

    yeah, confusing. Were they on the program?

  • UnCivilServant||

    It costs money to move deranged fundies accross country to protest. They didn't have enough in the collection till for this one.

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