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Teary-eyed US Vice President Joe Biden bids farewell to his son Beau

Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden on Saturday, May 30 passed away after fighting from cancer for three years.

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In this photograph of September 30, 2009, Captain Beau Biden carries his son Hunter, 3, on his shoulders after an official welcome home ceremony for members of the Delaware Army National Guard 261st Signal Brigade in Dover, Del. On Saturday, May 30, 2015, American Vice-President Joe Biden announced the death of his son, Beau Biden, from brain cancer. (Source: AP file photo)

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A hearse carrying the remains of Beau Biden leads a motorcade before a visitation on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at the Legislative Hall in Dover. (Source: Jason Minto/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)

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The body of former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden arrives at the Legislative Hall before a viewing in Dover, Delaware. Beau Biden, the vice-president's eldest son, died of brain cancer Saturday at age 46. (Source: Jason Minto/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)

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Thursday's services are the first in a series of public commemorations, which include a viewing at St. Anthony of Padua church in Wilmington on Friday, followed by a Saturday funeral Mass at which US President Barack Obama will deliver a eulogy. (Source: AP)

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US Vice-President Joe Biden, center, pauses alongside his family as they to enter a visitation for his son, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at the Legislative Hall in Dover. Standing with Biden are his son Hunter, from left, granddaughter Natalie, daughter-in-law Hallie, grandson Hunter and wife Jill. (Source: AP)

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Beau Biden lay in honor in the Senate chamber following a processional from Wilmington to Dover. Governor Jack Markell led the tributes for Biden in a 25-minute service attended by state officials, lawmakers and other dignitaries. (Source: AP)

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Beau Biden's son Hunter, and daughter Natalie, clung to their mother, Hallie, and grandmother, Jill Biden, during the service. The Biden family, led by Joe Biden, then stood in a receiving line, warmly greeting well-wishers with hugs and handshakes, punctuated by both smiles and tears, as recorded harp music played softly in the background. (Source: Jason Minto/The Wilmington News-Journal via AP)

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In addition to his work as a lawyer and attorney general, Beau Biden was a major in an Army National Guard unit that deployed to Iraq in 2008. In this photograph of July 4, 2009, US Vice-President Joe Biden, talks with his son at Camp Victory on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. (Source: AP File photo)

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In this photograph of November 7, 2006 Beau Biden, holds his son, Hunter, as he walks with his wife, Hallie, holding their daughter, Natalie, as they enter a polling place to cast their votes in Wilmington. With his father, then Delaware's senior US senator, at his side in 2006, Beau Biden launched his campaign for attorney general. He promised to reorganize the state Department of Justice to better combat identity theft, Internet stalking by pedophiles, street crime and abuse of the elderly. (Source: AP File photo)

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In this photograph of August 27, 2008 Beau Biden introduces his father at the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Beau Biden's life and political career were cut short by cancer, which first appeared in the form of a lesion discovered by doctors in 2013, three years after he had suffered a minor stroke. (Source: AP File photo)