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Officer Benjamin's funeral today #64662
08/13/2015 08:20 AM
08/13/2015 08:20 AM
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Daily Herald story The funeral will be streamed live on the web.


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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Carol_Hill] #64663
08/13/2015 10:59 AM
08/13/2015 10:59 AM
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Has anyone gotten the stream to work?


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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: BeachKitten] #64664
08/13/2015 11:11 AM
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It was working and now has totally crashed, apparently. I'm thinking that the load has totally overwhelmed the servers.

Last edited by Carol_Hill; 08/13/2015 11:17 AM.

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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Carol_Hill] #64665
08/13/2015 11:54 AM
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Anyone been able to get on recently?


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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Carol_Hill] #64666
08/13/2015 11:57 AM
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No, initially I was able to see the church and a lady standing there but it never moved. Now I get a time-out. I was able to see comments and someone from SXM said that it's streaming for those in SXM.

Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: fabila] #64667
08/13/2015 12:10 PM
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I don't know whether they could limit it from only SXM ip's accessing it or not. Initially I did see the church and saw a brief section at the police station when the hearse arrived, but nothing since then.


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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Carol_Hill] #64668
08/13/2015 12:54 PM
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Timing out here on the island as well. Possibly people who were in early, like I was, did not disconnect so they are still connected but I keep getting timed out & I am going through a SXM server.

Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: SharonfromSXM] #64669
08/13/2015 01:41 PM
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Getting the feed now although choppy but that could be my internet...

Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: SharonfromSXM] #64670
08/13/2015 01:53 PM
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I am watching it without issue right now. Rest in peace Officer Benjamin.

Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: KarenandRick] #64671
08/13/2015 06:28 PM
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I watched some of it this afternoon. Thank goodness, I didn't see most of the politician stuff. The singing and the local minister and the family stuff were wonderful..


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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Carol_Hill] #64672
08/13/2015 06:54 PM
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the marching down to the cemetery was awesome..like a New Orleans funeral march but Caribbean style

Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Barbara] #64673
08/13/2015 07:44 PM
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I was off way before then. Does sound awesome..


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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Carol_Hill] #64674
08/13/2015 07:46 PM
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We got to see some of it but it went out about 1 p.m. Looked like a beautiful service. I wonder of any of it was recorded and can be seen on the internet?

Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Nowhatched] #64675
08/13/2015 08:21 PM
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I don't know, that's a good question. One would think, since it was on live, or most of it was, apparently, there should be a recorded video of it somewhere.


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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Carol_Hill] #64676
08/14/2015 08:49 AM
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Here is a link to a video I found of the procession on an SXM facebook page. Not sure but you may need Facebook to view it.

Procession Link


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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: mprevo] #64677
08/14/2015 09:18 AM
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I hope someone has captured more of the procession than what went down Front Street. The production company that streamed it live? If so, I cannot find anything. <img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/cry.gif" alt="" />

On YouTube there are still shots set to a James Taylor song.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NE0h8ZFzmuA


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Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: Barbara] #64678
08/14/2015 12:00 PM
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Barbara said:
the marching down to the cemetery was awesome..like a New Orleans funeral march but Caribbean style


Do they do that for all funerals on the island? Because for all my relatives that passed (all French side), we did that procession from the church to the burial ground.

What I saw of the procession yesterday was beautiful...and heartbreaking.
<img src="http://www.traveltalkonline.com/forums/images/graemlins/cry.gif" alt="" />

Re: Officer Benjamin's funeral today [Re: BeachKitten] #64679
08/15/2015 09:23 AM
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There is an article about the funeral, with many pictures, in The Herald.

http://www.thedailyherald.com/index.php?...s&Itemid=54

If you read this article and are touched, please consider donating to the GoFundMe created in Officer Benji's name:
http://www.gofundme.com/bh2frtbs

Last edited by BeachKitten; 08/15/2015 09:30 AM.

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