Trooper guard of honour for 7 year old Lex Strong.

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Trooper guard of honour for 7 year old Lex Strong.

Postby x-wing_flyboy » Thu Feb 07, 2013 2:33 pm

Very few things really bring a tear to my eye these days, my job kind of desensitises to many things, but these pictures on Facebook certainly got me well and truly. Thanks to Paul Truesdale, a former member as I remember, for letting me share these pictures.

This is the funeral that took place yesterday of a little lad of 7 years old called Lex Strong, who was a massive Star Wars fan.

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There is also a video on this link.

http://www.thisisscunthorpe.co.uk/VIDEO ... z2KDfacYAR

When Trooping can bring this level of kindness, thought and respect for people I am truly proud to be a "Geek".
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Re: Trooper guard of honour for 7 year old Lex Strong.

Postby samsw » Thu Feb 07, 2013 7:30 pm

Just looking at this now mate - first thing I looked at when I come on my lappy.

seriously mate, I'm sat here with a lump in my throat and glazed eyes.

Thanks for posting it.

Paul Truesdale (Sharky. aka (on original NJO) TTT) - is a TOP bloke - Thru his and Micks encouragement etc got me into trooping - something I will always be grateful to them for.

truly moving pics these are mate.
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Re: Trooper guard of honour for 7 year old Lex Strong.

Postby x-wing_flyboy » Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:48 pm

Had to post them mate, really touching thing to see.
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Re: Trooper guard of honour for 7 year old Lex Strong.

Postby SOLO TROOPER » Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:02 pm

I saw this post on Facebook

very sad
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Re: Trooper guard of honour for 7 year old Lex Strong.

Postby old-fool » Thu Feb 14, 2013 4:34 pm

There really isn't much more you can say than it is very sad and I have every sympathy for his family and friends. Words become useless in times like this.
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Re: Trooper guard of honour for 7 year old Lex Strong.

Postby Sharky » Fri Feb 15, 2013 4:03 pm

Thank's for sharing on here buddy.

Sadly our attendance at this event has brought to light more cases of this terrible condition and we have a couple of events already for little kiddies who don't have long left.

The next one is being held at Man United's ground for a little boy who has less than 12 months left following a long fight against this condition.

I just hope that we get to troop for this little Jedi before he get's too poorly
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