President Barack Obama decried gun violence during a rousing eulogy that he delivered Friday for one of the nine victims of a deadly shooting at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
The president wrapped up the four-hour funeral in song, belting out the first words of "Amazing Grace" all by himself. The choir, organist and many in the audience stood up and joined him.
Slain along with Rev. Clementa Pinckney were Cynthia Hurd, 54; Tywanza Sanders, 26; Sharonda Singleton, 45; Myra Thompson, 59; Ethel Lance, 70; Susie Jackson, 87; the Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr., 74; and DePayne Doctor, 49.
Obama named them one by one, shouting that each "found that grace!"
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