Michael Brown funeral

Thousands of mourners filled the massive Friendly Temple
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Thousands of mourners filled the massive Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, Aug. 25, 2014, for the funeral of Michael Brown, which began with upbeat music punctuated by clapping. Some mourners danced in place, and ushers passed out water and tissues. (Credit: EPA / Robert Cohen )

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Hundreds of people lined up in sweltering heat Monday to say goodbye to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed earlier this month in a confrontation with a police officer that fueled almost two weeks of street protests.

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