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Montrealer lights up TikTok while standing in line to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II

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Thousands have lined up for gruelling hours to pay their last respects to Queen Elizabeth II in London, U.K., and one Montrealer is standing out among them.

Michael Henderson, 49, was filmed during a BBC livestream of the service while lining up, wearing a white T-shirt with a red maple leaf on it.

But what caught some people’s attention was the picture he was clutching in his hands. “I had a small picture of my mom…. This is her graduation picture from Concordia University,” said Henderson, who stood in line for 10.5 hours. “The cameraman on the BBC camera decided to zoom in….

How it got to TikTok after that, by the way, is beyond me.” Someone appears to have filmed the television screen and posted the video to the app with the caption “carrying a photo with him of the person who should have been there.” Read more: ‘Like losing a member of my family’ — Montrealers gather for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral The post has made the rounds and garnered tens of thousands of likes, with people wondering what his story is. “I wanted to pay my respects for me but also for my broader family and for my mother,” Henderson said. “My mother was British.

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