Above and beyond: The Secret Service still stands watch over Barbara Bush

Above and beyond: The Secret Service still stands watch over Barbara Bush
Former President George H.W. Bush has a quiet moment at his wife Barbara's side, as she lies in state in St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Houston, TX. (Image: Screen grab of CSPAN video via Daily Caller)

[Ed. – Haunting images at the link.  This America is still there to be found.]

When hundreds lined up to pay respects to the Bush family Friday at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, the love for Barbara Bush by the American people was on display. …

George H.W. Bush was wheeled to the front of the church to pay his respects to his late wife. The two were married for 73 years. He then greeted well wishers in the church. But long before the crowds arrived, and long after the crowds leave, the Secret Service remained guarding the late first lady.

According to a local reporter, some of the service members had been with Bush for decades and were “refusing” to leave her side.

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