And then, "At the end of the funeral they all marched down the aisle in great procession -- the family, the queen, the military pallbearers carrying the casket bearing the Union Jack. The great doors flung open. The pallbearers marched forward, and suddenly from the crowd a great roar.
Ronald Reagan, John Paul II, and Margaret Thatcher. Crowds engulfed the Capitol; people slept on sidewalks to view him in state. When John Paul died, the Vatican was astonished to see millions converge. What all three of them had in common: No one was with them but the people."