Well Done, Marcus Glimpse
Read the entire tribute at the OCRegister. He deserves a moment of your time.
... the service moved outside the sanctuary of the Newport Mesa Christian Center.
There, as a Marine rifle detail provided the traditional 21-gun salute and taps was played, a Marine funeral detail folded the American flag from Glimpse's casket and presented it along with a Purple Heart to his family, most of whom sobbed as the finality of the moment sunk in.
It was the most formal part of the service, and something his little sister suggested Marc Glimpse would probably have been too modest to enjoy.
"I know he's looking down on us right now, saying, 'Why are you doing all this, because I don't deserve it,'" [his 15-year-old sister] Mandy Glimpse said earlier during the service.
"But he did."