Some photos are so powerful. In one shutter click, a moment is captured that would otherwise be blinked away, and the lesson in that moment lost.
Even as I believe that, I can't remember the last time I simply looked at a photo and cried.
That happened when I saw the photo above tonight.
This was the caption below it: During Navy Seal Jon Tumilson's funeral yesterday, his trusted canine friend Hawkeye guarded him one last time.
Here is a video capturing the moment live:
To read more about the brave Navy SEAL who gave his life in service to our country, click here.
I hope Petty Officer Jon Tumilson is resting in peace, and that his faithful companion Hawkeye is being given lots of extra love tonight.