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25 Emotional Moments From George Floyd's Memorial In Houston

Thousands of people paid their respects ahead of Floyd's burial in Houston.

Posted on June 9, 2020, at 5:51 p.m. ET

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Pallbearers bring the coffin into the Fountain of Praise church in Houston for George Floyd's funeral, June 9.

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People stand in line for the public viewing for George Floyd at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, June 8.

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People stand in line to attend Floyd's public viewing, June 8.

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The funeral home team pushes George Floyd's casket into a hearse as Rev. Al Sharpton (right) looks on after the service, June 9.

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A man standing in front of a floral arrangement that reads "BLM" looks on before Floyd's casket arrives at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, June 8.

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A button that reads "I can't breathe" is pinned to a mourner's suit jacket before Floyd's private funeral in Houston, June 9.

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Attendees in face masks hold flowers and pose for a portrait at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, June 8.

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Two young men in T-shirts that say "I can't breathe" stand by a bus with Harriet Tubman's face on it before the public viewing for George Floyd at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, June 8.

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A man holding up a painting of Floyd that reads "'...Breathe' and Vote" stands in front of a line of people outside the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, June 8.

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Mourners arrive and get their temperature checked at the door during George Floyd's public viewing at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, June 8.

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A mourner raises his fist while viewing Floyd's body during a public visitation at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, June 8.

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Mourners raise their fists as they view Floyd's casket during a public visitation at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, June 8.

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Rev. Al Sharpton speaks during Floyd's funeral service in Houston, June 9.

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner hands George Floyd's family a proclamation at the funeral service, June 9.

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Pastor Kim Burrell sings "God Will Take Care of You" during George Floyd's funeral at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, June 9.

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Family members and guests attend Floyd's funeral service, June 9.

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Former vice president Joe Biden speaks via video during Floyd's funeral service, June 9.

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Roxie Washington, George Floyd's former partner, and Gianna Floyd, his daughter, at the funeral service, June 9.

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Mourners look at Floyd's casket during the funeral service, June 9.

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Philonise Floyd, George Floyd's brother, raises his fist during the funeral, June 9.

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LaTonya Floyd, George Floyd's sister, speaks during the funeral service, June 9.

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US Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (right) speaks with Roxie Washington (center) and Gianna Floyd (second from left), George Floyd's daughter, during the funeral service, June 9.

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Floyd's family members speak behind the podium during the funeral service, June 9.

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Mourners kneel outside the Fountain of Praise church, June 9.



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