The body of the late Senator John McCain arrived at the Arizona State Capitol building in Phoenix on Wednesday, where he was escorted by his family to lie in state as his remains begin their journey to his final resting place at the U.S. Naval Academy.
His flag-draped coffin was carried by members of the Arizona National Guard into the capitol's rotunda on what would have been his 82nd birthday.
Cindy McCain, in her first public appearance since her husband's death, accompanied his body as did the couple's children.
It was an emotional day for the family that saw Cindy McCain kiss her husband's coffin, Meghan McCain break down in tears, and sons Jack and Jimmy - both in full dress uniform - salute their father.
And it started a long journey of remembrance for the McCain family.
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