Emotional moment as Navy SEAL's widow gets prolonged standing ovation

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Last night, President Trump spoke to a joint session of Congress and gave what was arguably  his best speech yet. The highlight of the night was his tribute to Carryn Owens, widow of Navy SEAL William ‘Ryan’ Owens. 

 

"We are blessed to be joined tonight by Carryn Owens, the widow of a U.S. Navy special operator, Senior Chief William “Ryan” Owens. Ryan died as he lived: a warrior, and a hero — battling against terrorism and securing our nation. I just spoke to General [Jim] Mattis, who reconfirmed that, and I quote, “Ryan was a part of a highly successful raid that generated large amounts of vital intelligence that will lead to many more victories in the future against our enemies.” Ryan’s legacy is etched into eternity. For as the Bible teaches us, there is no greater act of love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. Ryan laid down his life for his friends, for his country and for our freedom — we will never forget him."

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