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The Most Moving Images From The Charleston Church Shooting Aftermath

Nine people were fatally shot during a Bible study at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, a center of black life and culture. The massacre shocked the community and moved them to prayer.

Last updated on June 20, 2015, at 8:20 a.m. ET

Posted on June 19, 2015, at 12:40 p.m. ET

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Walter Jackson, the son of victim Susie Jackson, and his family.

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Rev. Sidney Davis leads a group in prayer at the Second Presbyterian Church.

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Aurelia Washington, the granddaughter of victim Ethel Lance.

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Mourners gather outside Morris Brown AME Church.

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A woman plays "Amazing Grace" on bagpipes outside the Emanuel AME Church.

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