Obama’s touching eulogy for John Lewis was also a pointed critique of our current leaders

Obama's touching eulogy for John Lewis was also a pointed critique of our current leaders

The funeral of Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis took place on Thursday, and a crowd of mask-wearing family members, friends, and fellow change-makers were there to pay their respects.  

Former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton each made their way to the podiums to share kind words and memories of Lewis, but it was former president Barack Obama’s heartfelt and impassioned eulogy that had the biggest impact.

Obama told the crowd that like so many others he “owed a great debt” to Lewis. He spoke of Lewis’ courage from the time he was a young boy until the day he died, and called him “a man of pure joy and unbreakable perseverance.” Read more…

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