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From Selma to two capitols: Photos of John Lewis' final journey

Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights icon and fierce advocate of voting rights for African Americans, died on July 17 at the age of 80.

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Image: Selma, Alabama Celebrates The Life Of Rep. John Lewis

Military pallbearers carry the casket of Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., into Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church for a private service on Saturday, July 25, 2020 in Selma, Alabama.

Ceremonies honoring the life of the civil rights icon will trace his journey from his childhood in Troy, Alabama, to his historic return to Selma following the Montgomery voting rights trail, to his distinguished career as a member of Congress in Washington. Finally, his funeral will be held at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta.

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Image: Troy, Alabama Celebrates Life Of "Boy From Troy" Rep. John Lewis

Audience members stand and clap after Gospel recording artist Dottie Peoples sang "On Time God" during "The Boy from Troy" service celebrating the life of Rep. John Lewis in Troy, Ala.

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Image: Memorial service for late U.S. Congressman John Lewis, a pioneer of the civil rights movement and long-time member of the U.S. House of Representatives who died July 17, at Troy University's Trojan Arena in Troy

Mourners attend the memorial service for Lewis at Troy University's Trojan Arena. 

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Image: People pay their respects as the late U.S. Congressman John Lewis, a pioneer of the civil rights movement and long-time member of the U.S. House of Representatives who died July 17, lies in repose at Troy University's Trojan Arena in Troy

Mourners pay their respects as Lewis lies in repose in Troy. 

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Image: People sign an oversize card for the family of the late U.S. Congressman John Lewis, a pioneer of the civil rights movement and long-time member of the U.S. House of Representatives who died July 17, at Troy University's Trojan Arena in Troy

People sign an oversized card for the family of Lewis in Troy. 

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Image: Men from the Willie Watkins Funeral Home scatter rose petals representing the blood spilled on Bloody Sunday on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma

Men from the Willie Watkins Funeral Home scatter rose petals, representing the blood spilled on "Bloody Sunday," on the Edmund Pettus Bridge before the start of the procession in Selma, Alabama, on Sunday.

On March 7, 1965 Lewis and other civil rights leaders were attacked by Alabama State Police while marching across the bridge in support of voting rights for African Americans. The day would come to be known as "Bloody Sunday."

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A horse-drawn carriage carries Lewis' coffin across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. 

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Image: Procession for late U.S. Congressman John Lewis in Selma, Alabama

An Alabama State Trooper salutes the casket after it was carried across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. 

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Calls have grown to rename the bridge after Lewis. 

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Image: The flag-draped casket of late Rep. John Lewis, (D-GA), is carried by a joint services military honor guard to the hearse, at Joint Base Andrews

The casket is carried by a joint services military honor guard to a hearse at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, on Monday.

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The hearse moves along a section of 16th Street that's been renamed Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington.

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Image: Construction workers watch as a hearse with the flag-draped casket of late Rep. John Lewis, (D-GA), passes, in Washington

Construction workers watch as a hearse with the flag-draped casket passes by in Washington.

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Image: Rep. John Lewis Lies In State At The US Capitol Building

A U.S. military honor guard carries the casket up the Capitol steps prior to a memorial service in the Capitol Rotunda.

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Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden pause at the flag-draped casket of Rep. John Lewis as he lies in state at the Capitol.

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Members of Congress sit around the casket of Rep. John Lewis at the center of the Capitol Rotunda.

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Lewis' casket is carried by a joint services military honor guard from Capitol Hill on July 29.

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Michael Collins, Rep. John Lewis' long-time chief of staff, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi embrace after Lewis' casket was carried from the Capitol.

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A military honor guard brings Rep. John Lewis' casket into the Capitol to lie in state in Atlanta on July 29, 2020.

A military honor guard brings Rep. John Lewis' casket into the Georgia Capitol to lie in state in Atlanta.

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Members of Congress wait for the program to start at the funeral service for Lewis at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Thursday.

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Image: Funeral Held For Rep. John Lewis At Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church

Mourners gather outside Ebenezer Baptist Church during Lewis' funeral service in Atlanta on Thursday.

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Former President Barack Obama speaks during Lewis' funeral at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta on Thursday.

The Week in Pictures: John Lewis' journey home and launch of a Mars rover

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