PHILADELPHIA — On a clear spring morning almost silent save for the sound of birdsong, the firefighters — hundreds and hundreds of them on Rhawn Street in Fox Chase — stood like a dark-blue wall of solace waiting for the casket of fallen Firefighter Daniel Sweeney.
Across the street, outside St. Cecilia Roman Catholic Church, students from Bishop McDevitt High School decked out in blue uniforms of their own were also waiting.
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