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Remembering Sen. Clementa Pinckney

Updated 4:54 PM ET, Fri June 26, 2015
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President Barack Obama delivers the eulogy for South Carolina state Sen. Clementa Pinckney on Friday, June 26. Pinckney was a pastor at the Charleston, South Carolina, church where he and eight other people were fatally shot on June 17. Pinckney was 41 years old. "We are here today to remember a man of God who lived by faith," Obama said. "A man who believed in things not seen. A man who believed there were better days ahead, off in the distance. A man of service who persevered knowing full well he would not receive all those things he was promised, because he believed his efforts would provide a better life for those who followed." Win McNamee/Getty Images
Pinckney's wife, Jennifer, attends the service with her daughters Eliana, left, and Malana. David Goldman/AP
The Pinckney family walks together before Obama's eulogy. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images
Members of Congress stand as they are introduced at the funeral service, which was held at the TD Arena in Charleston. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley hugs Charleston Mayor Joseph Riley as they arrive for the funeral. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Mourners pay their respects at the funeral service. Grace Beahm/Pool/Getty Image/
Mourners pray during the service. David Goldman/AP
A mourner bows his head in prayer. Win McNamee/Getty Images
A mourner raises her hands in prayer. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
People wait for the funeral outside the TD Arena. Kevin Liles/UPI /Landov
Members of Congress get off Air Force One in Charleston as they accompanied Obama to the service. Carolyn Kaster/AP
As the sun rises on June 26, Doris Simmons stands across the street from the Charleston church where the shooting took place earlier this month. David Goldman/AP
People embrace while waiting to enter Pinckney's funeral service. David Goldman/AP
People wait in line to enter the TD Arena. Win McNamee/Getty Images
People watch as the hearse carrying Pinckney passes by June 26 in Charleston. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Members of the clergy wait to enter the funeral service. Win McNamee/Getty Images
Mourners pray before the service. David Goldman/AP
Mourners sing gospel hymns inside the arena. Win McNamee/Getty Images
Mourners embrace next to Pinckney's casket. David Goldman/AP
Church member Thomas Rose leaves a wake for Pinckney that was held on Thursday, June 25. David Goldman/AP
Pinckney's casket is carried to the South Carolina State House in Columbia, South Carolina, on Wednesday, June 24. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Mourners pay their respects to Pinckney as his body lies in the State House on June 24. Rainier Ehrhardt/AP