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US Hundreds of people brave Colorado snowstorm to attend the funeral of Air Force veteran, 91, who would have had no mourners

05:55  09 february  2020
05:55  09 february  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Hundreds of people braved a Colorado snowstorm and icy roads to attend the funeral of a U.S Clyde Baldwin, 91 , had no family members or friends to attend his funeral on Friday, the Cheyenne Baldwin, who served in the military from 1950 to 1970, was never never married, had no children and

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Hundreds of people braved a Colorado snowstorm and icy roads to attend the funeral of a U.S. Air Force veteran they never met when it was revealed he had no mourners.

Staff Sgt. Clyde Baldwin, 91, had no family members or friends to attend his funeral on Friday, the Cheyenne Mountain VFW Post 3917 explained.

Baldwin, who served in the military from 1950 to 1970, was never never married, had no children and his only living relative - a 93-year-old sister in Oklahoma - was not able to make this trip.

'We have an unaccompanied Veteran with no known family members that is being laid to rest at Pikes Peak National Cemetery ‪on Friday morning,' VFW's Facebook post read.

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Hundreds of people refused to let a snowstorm keep them from laying to rest a Colorado veteran who would have had no mourners . Clyde Baldwin served in the Air Force for 20 years from 1950 to 1970 — a period that included the Korean and Vietnam wars, according to reports. He was 91 .

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'Please help get the word out for a good showing.'

Justin Clark, founder of Veterans Referring Veterans, also begged people to attend the funeral to 'show as much support as possible' in a Facebook video.

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Despite attendance expectations being low, VFW's post sparked a tremendous turnout as several social media users vowed to see Baldwin off.

Photos from the service show hundreds of people arriving with American flags, balloons, bagpipes and dressed in military uniform all to salute a soldier they never knew.

Attendee Robert Aholt told KRDO: 'I'd like to call him a brother. Even though I, myself, have not served in the military, I still feel like he's part of our family.'

Don Rohacek admitted he didn't know Baldwin, but is 'eternally grateful' for the veteran.

'I never met the man we just buried. None of us did. I do not know if he was white or black, a man of faith or not, a husband or father or brother. I do not know if he experienced the pain of losing his family or lived a life of solitude,' he wrote on Facebook.

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'It turns out Staff Sgt. Clyde Baldwin had one last thing to do for us before he left. He brought together men and women, young and old, rich and poor, to show us in this day of division that compassion and love for complete strangers still exists.'

'He managed to bring hundreds of us together, outside in the middle of a snowstorm in the dead of winter in Colorado, to prove to us that the best of us is still here.'

'We lose vets every day who think no one cares. We came to say we do. You are not forgotten.'

Nici Heisler said she cared for Baldwin at The Brigade Assisted Living and was one of several people who attended the funeral.

She said: 'There were hundreds upon hundreds of cars full of people that literally flowed out of the cemetery and miles down the road.'

'Our team at The Bridge Assisted Living was blessed to care for this humble, kind man over the last 3 years. Our hearts were all so deeply touched & thankful to be a part of this today.'

During his time in the Air Force, Baldwin served in the Vietnam War and the Korean War. He was originally from Kansas.


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