The sad newspaper ad that lead to a heartwarming story of hope. Faith in humanity strengthened. His name is Harold Percival, and when the notice of his death was published in the newspaper clipping shown below, a chain of events was triggered.

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No person should have a funeral without attendees, especially one who served their country to protect the lives and freedom during wartime.

The response to the article was overwhelming:

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This picture is from Harold Percival’s funeral, where over 300 strangers paid their respects.