Heartbreaking Moment as Widow Kisses Husband’s Coffin Wrapped in American Flag: ‘Another Angel Comes Home’ – Full Story Inside

The Heartbreaking Moment a Soldier’s Widow Kisses Flag-Draped Coffin Goes Viral

In a powerful display of love and sacrifice, a grieving widow broke down in tears and kissed her late husband’s flag-draped coffin. Warrant Officer 1 Shawn Thomas, a Special Forces Green Beret, was killed in a vehicle accident during his eighth deployment in Niger, Africa, in 2017. As his coffin arrived at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in Morrisville, North Carolina, a passenger on the plane captured the poignant moment on video.

The footage, shared online with the permission of Shawn’s wife, Tara, went viral, touching millions of hearts around the world. People were moved to tears by the woman’s profound grief and the sacrifices made by brave soldiers like Shawn, who put their lives on the line to protect others.

Shawn’s legacy lives on, and his service to his country was honored with posthumous awards and a burial at Arlington National Cemetery. The world will never forget the sacrifices made by brave men and women like him, and the loved ones left behind to grieve their loss.