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In pictures: Remembering George Floyd

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Pallbearers bring George Floyd’s casket into the Fountain of Praise church in Houston on Tuesday, June 9. Floyd will be buried next to his mother, according to the Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center.

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Updated 1713 GMT (0113 HKT) June 9, 2020

Pallbearers bring George Floyd’s casket into the Fountain of Praise church in Houston on Tuesday, June 9. Floyd will be buried next to his mother, according to the Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center.

Godofredo A. Vásquez/Houston Chronicle/Pool/AP

George Floyd’s death inspired a national movement. Now it’s time to celebrate his life.

Floyd’s funeral is taking place Tuesday in Houston, a day after thousands of people attended his public viewing there. Floyd, 46, grew up in Houston’s Third Ward and called the city home.

A public viewing and a private service was also held Saturday in Raeford, North Carolina. Floyd was born in North Carolina.

On Thursday, Floyd’s family, friends and a number of guests gathered for a memorial in Minneapolis. The Rev. Al Sharpton delivered a eulogy at the service, which took place at North Central University.

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