Bystanders give 'thumbs-up' sign to hearse carrying Stephen's coffin
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Stephen Sutton gets social media send-off

Thousands of people have paid tribute to the cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton on the day of the 19-year-old's funeral.

More than 11,000 people attended a vigil at Lichfield Cathedral, where his coffin had lain for two days.

Members of the public also took part in a social media "thunderclap", posting photos of themselves doing a thumbs up pose, with the message #ThumbsUpForStephen.

Robert Hall reports.

  • 30 May 2014
  • From the section UK
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