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Memorial Service Held For 'American Sniper'

Nearly 7,000 people attended the memorial service for ex-Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in Texas on Monday.

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The funeral of Chris Kyle was held at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Monday, February 11, 2013. Kyle was a highly decorated former Navy SEAL sniper who was shot and killed at a shooting range last week.

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Members of the Patriot Guard Riders wait to enter Cowboys Stadium for the funeral of Chris Kyle in Arlington, Texas. Kyle was a highly decorated former Navy SEAL sniper who was shot and killed at a shooting range last week.

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Taya Kyle, wife of Chris Kyle, is shown on the stadium's video screen as she speaks to friends and family during a memorial service for the former Navy SEAL sniper at Cowboys Stadium.

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Taya Kyle (rear) and her children walk behind the coffin of her slain husband former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle during a memorial service for the former sniper at Cowboys Stadium.

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