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Michael Brown funeral draws hundreds to St. Louis

Lesley McSpadden is comforted during the funeral for

Lesley McSpadden is comforted during the funeral for her son, Michael Brown on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri. Hundreds of people gathered to say goodbye to Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer on Aug. 9. (Credit: AP / Robert Cohen)

(AP) -- Michael Brown's relatives said goodbye Monday to the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer, remembering him as a "gentle soul" with a deep and growing faith in Christianity and ambitions that one day "the world would know his name."

Thousands of mourners filled the massive Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis for the funeral, which began with...

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