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Beau Biden mourned

Updated 6:38 PM ET, Sat June 6, 2015
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Mourners exit St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church after a Mass of Christian burial was held for former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden on Saturday, June 6, in Wilmington. Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's eldest son, died at the age of 46 after a battle with brain cancer. Mark Makela/Getty Images
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, depart after the service on June 6. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool/AP
Chris Martin of Coldplay performs "Til Kingdom Come" during the funeral. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool/AP
President Barack Obama hugs Joe Biden after delivering the eulogy on June 6. In his eulogy, Obama credited the vice president with inspiring in his son a devotion to public service and to family, jokingly calling him "Joe 2.0." Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Pool/AP
President Barack Obama delivers the eulogy in honor of Beau Biden on June 6. The President struggled for composure at several points during his tribute.
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A procession carrying the casket of Beau Biden enters the church on June 6. Yuri Gripas/Pool/AP
Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his family, holds his hand over his heart as he watches an honor guard carry a casket containing the remains of his son into St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Wilmington, on June 6. Standing alongside the vice president are Beau Biden's widow Hallie Biden, left, and daughter, Natalie. Patrick Semansky/AP
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden arrive with family for the funeral on June 6. Mark Makela/Getty Images
An honor guard stands at the viewing for Beau Biden at St. Anthony of Padua in Wilmington, Delaware on Friday June 5. William Bretzger/Pool/The Wilmington News-Journal/AP
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, greet mourners during the viewing for Beau Biden inside St. Anthony of Padua in Wilmington, Delaware, on Friday, June 5. William Bretzger/Pool/The Wilmington News-Journal/AP
Mourners arrive for the viewing on June 5. Doug Mills/Pool/The New York Times/AP
Vice President Joe Biden rests his head in his hand during a viewing for his late son, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, on Thursday, June 4. Standing with the vice president, from right, is his wife, Jill, and Beau Biden's immediate family: daughter Natalie, wife Hallie and son Hunter. Jason Minto/The Wilmington News-Journal/AP
An honor guard carries Biden's casket out of Legislative Hall in Dover, Delaware. Jason Minto/The Wilmington News-Journal/AP
Joe Biden pauses with his family as they enter the visitation. Patrick Semansky/pool/AP
Natalie Biden, center, is comforted by her grandfather and her mother as they follow the honor guard carrying the casket. Patrick Semansky/pool/AP
Biden hugs a woman while waiting in line to view his son's body. Jason Minto/The Wilmington News-Journal/AP
Biden rests his hand on the flag-draped casket. Patrick Semansky/pool/AP