US President Joe Biden commemorates the death of his son Beau Biden by visiting his grave
US President Joe Biden, on Sunday, commemorated the six years since the death of his son Beau Biden, by visiting his grave and delivering a speech to the families of military and veterans, on the eve of the Memorial Day holiday to commemorate the dead in the country.
Biden and his wife, Jill, visited the grave of Beau Biden in Delaware, the president's birthplace, and attended a church service at the state cemetery.
The president later spoke to the families of the military and veterans at Veterans Memorial Park about his loss and their loss.
"We have to remember the price paid for our freedoms, the debt we owe to those who paid it, and the families they left," Biden said. My heart squeezes in pain from sadness ».
Beau Biden, a former Delaware attorney general, died of brain cancer in 2015 at the age of 46.
Beau Biden served for a year in Iraq as a member of the Delaware National Guard, and the president speculated that toxins from the military "cremation pits" used to dispose of waste there may have caused his son's cancer.