A wake for a Venezuelan boy, and a nation’s anguish

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The family of an 11-year-old Venezuelan boy who died of cancer while waiting for a bone marrow transplant held an open-casket wake on Tuesday, giving visitors a chance to see him for the last time and wonder whether the death could have been avoided.

Erick Altuve lay in an eggshell white coffin with gold-colored trimming.Read more on NewsOK.com

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The family of an 11-year-old Venezuelan boy who died of cancer while waiting for a bone marrow transplant held an open-casket wake on Tuesday, giving visitors a chance to see him for the last time and wonder whether the death could have been avoided.

Erick Altuve lay in an eggshell white coffin with gold-colored trimming.
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