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Area fallen soldier's body returns home

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The body of a young soldier from Amarillo who was recently killed fighting for our country comes home Thursday. Dozens of people united to honor him.

With tears, pride, honor, and smiles our community remembers 20 year old Genaro Bedoy. His body arrived this afternoon at Rico Aviation in Amarillo where many, including family, friends and military, anticipated him with respect.

Patriot Guard Riders escorted Genaro's body to the funeral home, where more family, Hardcore Motorcycle Ministries and support groups, received him with flags in hand.

America Supports You Texas brought a float to honor this fallen soldier who was a River Road graduate.

Students and faculty from the school shed tears as they sang songs in his memory. Groups like Patriot Guard Riders say they welcome you to join them as they continue to honor fallen soldiers from our area.

Genaro Bedoy's funeral will take place this Saturday. Here's a link to Facebook page created for him:!/OurHeroGenaroBedoy

Jessica Abuchaibe, NewsChannel 10.