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Vice President Biden, Gov. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner Bratton eulogize Officer Rafael Ramos at Queens funeral

New York Daily News - Officer Rafael Ramos was celebrated in a teary Saturday funeral as truly one of New York’s Finest — a hero cop, a pious role model, a devoted husband and dad.

The slain officer’s widow, flanked by her two young sons in their black suits, joined an overflow crowd estimated at 20,000 in bidding farewell to a man revealed in his death as one of the city’s great treasures.  Read more.

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