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12-year-old honors John Lewis at funeral 12-year-old honors John Lewis at funeral. As hundreds celebrated the life of Congressman John Lewis on Thursday, a 12-year-old Tennessee boy who recited one of Lewis' favorite poems stood out during the civil rights icon's funeral . Tybre Faw delivered one of the most memorable moments of the star-studded goodbye. In front of a crowd that included three former U.S. presidents and civil rights leaders, Faw helped eulogize Lewis by reading British poet William Ernest Henley's "Invictus" at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church. The poem is said to have inspired the likes of former South African president Nelson Mandela and others. "John Lewis was my he... Full story

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