A man who said goodbye to his mother at her funeral will have to do it all over again after learning the wrong body was buried in the family's plot.
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00:01 I remember the days when she looked like. -- Bruce
00:04 Lawson held that same program three days ago when he thought
00:08 he was saying goodbye to his mother 81 Edna Lawson. We've
00:12 within back home. To me -- dad the top of the
00:17 pain Bruce says there were doubts when he came to identify
00:21 his mother's body. Here may bring memorial mortuary. I think it
00:25 I think it doesn't look like my mom do you think
00:27 maybe you have to -- But -- Maybe this is someone
00:31 else back there as you say. We don't make those kind
00:35 of mistakes. So the service carried on the body was buried
00:39 the family trusting her parents had changed through in bombing. He
00:43 always assumed that that the feel -- get the right batting.
00:46 But then came a stunning phone call from neighboring memorial saying
00:50 they found mrs. Watson's body still at the funeral home. So
00:55 Bruce came back. -- -- a massive amount death -- and
00:59 that meant only one thing in a shared plot at Houston
01:03 national cemetery some other lady. Was placed on top of my
01:08 day. And to the World War II veteran. Instead of my
01:12 mom. Neighboring memorial tells us they now -- zoomed that other
01:16 lady's body and we'll get her up burial they apologized. To
01:20 the -- and for what they calling inadvertent mistake and offered
01:24 to very mrs. Lawson to. But now there's another problem how
01:28 to say goodbye second time. You don't want the same. Goodell
01:33 wants to their power over idea. So what do you do.
01:36 The family fears there's no way now to do justice to
01:40 mrs. Austin's life and death. She won a spiritual. Awakening to
01:45 our. But it got. Rob. From her atmosphere. As a woman
01:53 who lived with joy still waits to rest in peace.