Family and friends of Senator John McCain recalled his life in his home Church in Phoenix. He represented Arizona for more than 30 years, but his courage and service have touched the hearts of people across the country.
Last trip to the city, which was influenced by Senator John McCain. American hero meets a guard of honor. Friday. McCain is in the Capitol rotunda before heading to the last funeral service at the National Cathedral.
The news of the death of a Senator and reflections on his life spread all over the country. In Arizona, thousands of people took to the streets, holding posters of the election campaign to pay his last respects to the Senator who represented the state for more than 30 years.
“He was an American hero,” says former head of administration of Grant woods.
In his home Baptist Church of North Phoenix’s former chief of staff McCain explained how the Christian faith supported the Senator in the years when he was in captivity in Hanoi.
“He said they were celebrating Christmas night: “We gathered around a simple light bulb and sang Christmas hymns, quoting Bible verses, who knew, and told each other of the gospel history,” says Grant woods.
And former us Vice-President Joe Biden, a longtime friend of McCain said wonderful Eulogy. He said that the code of conduct for McCain was out of time.
“I always thought John’s brother. John has a question never touched politics. We might have disagreements but that the deep values were the basis of everything that makes John who he was. You might come to different conclusions, but he broke up with you only if you do not have the basic values of dignity and respect,” says Joe Biden.
Thanks to the Christian faith, McCain’s promise of eternity is a consolation for the grieving families.
This coming Saturday (8 September 2018) former U.S. presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama – former political rivals McCain – to share their thoughts about the life and legacy of Senator. Sunday, September 9, McCain will be buried in the naval Academy.