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John Lewis

“Though I may not be here with you, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe. In my life I have done all I can to demonstrate that the way of peace, the way of love and nonviolence is the more excellent way. Now it is your turn
to let freedom ring.”

John Lewis, civil rights leader and congressman, published in the New York Times on the day of his funeral