2 Wants to Know reveals the difference between lying in repose, state, and honor when it comes to Rev. Billy Graham’s death.

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Lying In Repose

When someone lies in repose, their casket is placed in a non-government building for public viewing. In this case, that non-government building is the Billy Graham Library.

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Lying In Honor

Lying in honor refers to when someone is placed on view in the main government building of a country or state like the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.

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Lying In State

Lying in state refers to when someone is placed on view in a state-owned building for public viewing.

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