Obama sings at eulogy for pastor killed in Charleston shooting

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President Obama Sings 'Amazing Grace' During Eulogy at Charleston Funeral
On Friday President Barak Obama delivered a touching eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was gunned down last week by a racist terrorist during bible study in Charleston, South Carolina.

"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."

The Presided ended the memorable speech that touched topics such as social issues, race and religion with a rare moment by singing the first chorus of "Amazing Grace". The mourners present on the scene stood up and joined him singing.

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