Man Who Loved Firefighters Passed Away, So 30 Of His Heroes Carried Him On His Final Journey

A 47-year-old man with Down Syndrome died suddenly last week, so 30 of his heroes showed up to carry him on his final journey.

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Ove and a firefighter / Credit: Zofiia Rose

Since he was a child, Ove had idolized firefighters. He was undoubtedly Denmark’s biggest firefighter and fire truck fan. His room was decorated with pictures and posters of firemen and fire trucks, and his shelves were filled with fire trucks. Nothing brought him more joy than being able to see fire trucks pass by on the street.

When Ove passed away, one of the people who worked at the assisted living place he had been staying at posted a plea to Facebook, asking for…

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