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Touching photo of eagle on soldier's gravestone goes viral

The eagle is perched on the grave of Sgt. Maurice Ruch, a World War II veteran who died in 2008 at age 86.

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  1. Photographer Frank Glick captured the image in 2011 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minnesota, according to the Star Tribune.
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  3. The eagle is perched on the grave of Sgt. Maurice Ruch, a World War II veteran who died in 2008 at age 86. One of Glitch's friends tracked down Ruch's widow, Vivian Ruch, who was given a print of the photo.
  4. "I'm sorry," she said when she saw a copy of the image. "This is very emotional for me."
  5. Click here to learn more about the photo, which resurfaced on Memorial Day weekend 2015 and went viral.
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