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One last ride along Pequot Avenue

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Reid Burdick of Byles funeral home rides with Jim Cherenzia, of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, as Gus, Cherenzia's Percheron draft horse, pulls the casket of Josephine Pollio on a last ride along Pequot Ave. in New London Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Pollio, who died January 30th, loved animals and the view along the waterfront of her native city, included the horse-drawn ride and included directions for the care of the horse in her final arrangements set-up with Burdick 16-years ago.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

Reid Burdick of Byles funeral home rides with Jim Cherenzia, of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, as Gus, Cherenzia's Percheron draft horse, pulls the casket of Josephine Pollio on a last ride along Pequot Ave. in New London Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Pollio, who died January 30th, loved animals and the view along the waterfront of her native city, included the horse-drawn ride and included directions for the care of the horse in her final arrangements set-up with Burdick 16-years ago.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

Jim Cherenzia, of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, prepares Gus, his Percheron draft horse, to pull the casket of Josephine Pollio on a last ride along Pequot Ave. in New London Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Pollio, who died January 30th, loved animals and the view along the waterfront of her native city, included the horse-drawn ride and included directions for the care of the horse in her final arrangements set-up with Burdick 16-years ago.

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Reid Burdick of Byles funeral home, right, helps Anna Culbertson get situated to ride with Jim Cherenzia, of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, to pull Culbertson's mother Josephine Pollio in her casket on a last ride along Pequot Ave. in New London Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Pollio, who died January 30th, loved animals and the view along the waterfront of her native city, included the horse-drawn ride and included directions for the care of the horse in her final arrangements set-up with Burdick 16-years ago.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

Anna Culbertson rides with Jim Cherenzia, of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, as Gus, a Percheron draft horse, pulls Culbertson's mother; Josephine Pollio in her casket on a last ride along Pequot Ave. in New London Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Pollio, who died January 30th, loved animals and the view along the waterfront of her native city, included the horse-drawn ride and included directions for the care of the horse in her final arrangements set-up with Burdick 16-years ago.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

Reid Burdick of Byles funeral home rides with Jim Cherenzia, of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, as Gus, Cherenzia's Percheron draft horse, pulls the casket of Josephine Pollio on a last ride along Pequot Ave. in New London Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Pollio, who died January 30th, loved animals and the view along the waterfront of her native city, included the horse-drawn ride and included directions for the care of the horse in her final arrangements set-up with Burdick 16-years ago.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

Anna Culbertson rides with Jim Cherenzia, of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, as Gus, a Percheron draft horse, pulls Culbertson's mother; Josephine Pollio in her casket on a last ride along Pequot Ave. in New London Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Pollio, who died January 30th, loved animals and the view along the waterfront of her native city, included the horse-drawn ride and included directions for the care of the horse in her final arrangements set-up with Burdick 16-years ago.

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Sean D. Elliot/The Day | Buy Photo

Reid Burdick of Byles funeral home snaps a photo of Jim Cherenzia, of Hopkinton, Rhode Island, and Gus, his Percheron draft horse, before pulling the casket of Josephine Pollio on a last ride along Pequot Ave. in New London Tuesday, February 5, 2013. Pollio, who died January 30th, loved animals and the view along the waterfront of her native city, included the horse-drawn ride and included directions for the care of the horse in her final arrangements set-up with Burdick 16-years ago.

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