Dead Guy Dressed Like Green Lantern Chillin' At Sis's Digs...

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  1. teehee

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    Dead Man Propped Up, Dressed In Green Lantern Costume At Wake (PHOTOS)




    "And I shall shed my light over dark evil, for the dark things cannot stand the light; The light of... The Green Lantern!"

    So said the legendary DC Comics superhero, Green Lantern, whose likeness will live on in the hearts of Renato Garcia's family. The 50-year-old Puerto Rican man died Monday after having respiratory issues, and his family decided to dress him in the costume he'd taken a liking to in the weeks leading up to his death:

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    Two boys attend the wake of Renato Garcia, dressed as fictional superhero the Green Lantern and propped up against a wall in his sister's apartment in San Juan.

    The Associated Press reports:

    Garcia's sister explained that she and her brother never discussed funeral wishes, but neighbors and friends suggested dressing him as the comic book superhero. Weeks earlier Garcia had found the costume in a bag of donated clothing and started wearing the guise daily.



    His family saw him as a superhero.

    "He was always very helpful," Garcia's sister and caretaker, Milagros Garcia, told Primera Hora. "You beckoned and he was always there."

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    Garcia's body was propped up in a standing position for the wake. Posing bodies at wakes and funerals is a familiar tradition in Puerto Rico, according to the New York Daily News. Professional boxer Christopher Rivera was stood up in the corner of a boxing ring, dressed in his boxing gear, after he was killed in 2014, the paper reports.

    Garcia's funeral is reportedly scheduled for Wednesday
     
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    So I guess we know how Jim Parsons is going out.

    (Yes a BDSM outfit)
     
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    Nobody puts Renato in the corner :fil:
     
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    This is fucking awesome.
     
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    What will you be dressed as? :p
     
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    I like this thread title
     
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    I will be dressed in an undersized suit of armor being propped up on a battle axe.
     
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    GREAT thread, GREAT find!!

    OMG, I thought I liked Captain America and Aquaman!! If I go out in an Aquaman costume it's be gonna be IN the ocean to just float to the Mariana Trench.

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    Gotta love it - the guy's breaking all funeral cliches' and going out with something he loved! Notice the color yellow is nowhere in sight! I guess Sinestro finally got em!?! RIP Gringo Lantern!

    If I were at the wake service or funeral I'd seriously read this....

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    This...This!!!!
     
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    *right click...save...avatar*
     
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    @ilovebacon you broads LOOOVVVVE dem Dirty Dancing references!!!!

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    Seems like this is a trend. :wtf:


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    I don't know, that's a GREAT Warren Sapp avatar!
     
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    Only Hispanics have the balls to break the norm?
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    The dude's looking down like, "WTF, I said I thought the costume was cool, not to dress me in the damn thing at my wake!!!!!!!" :snicker:
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Little farther than breaking the norm haha.
     
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    Ok that's fucked up...wow...
     
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