When 70-year-old Navy veteran without a family died, six Mississippi teenagers took time out of their holiday to serve as pallbearers at his funeral. 
Vietnam War veteran Jerry Wayne Pino had made arrangements to be buried at the Biloxi National Cemetery prior to his December death, but he had no surviving family to take part in the burial services. 
“He was an unclaimed veteran,” funeral director Cathy Warden told the Biloxi Sun Herald. She said that a co-worker suggested she reach out to her son, Bryce, and his classmates from an area high school serve as pallbearers for the services.
Although Ms Warden’s son was out of town, his friends responded to her call for help at the burial. 
“Bryce sent the text and asked them to wear khaki pants, shirts, and ties,” she added. “‘Let’s do this!’ he told his classmates. Almost immediately, they said yes.”
The six boys – JT Tripp, Bailey Griffin, Jake …
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