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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, second from right, his wife Marty Kemp, right, and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, second from left, await the casket of Rep. John Lewis at the state capital, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Atlanta. Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, died Friday, July 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Greeting the casket of U.S. Rep. John Lewis at the Georgia Capitol Wednesday were (from left) state Rep. Calvin Smyre of Columbus, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Gov. Brian Kemp and first lady Marty Kemp. (Photo: Brynn Anderson/ AP)

The late Rep. John Lewis brought Georgia together Wednesday as political leaders gathered at the Capitol to pay their respects.

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Katheryn Tucker

Katheryn Hayes Tucker is an Atlanta-based reporter covering legal news for the Daily Report and other ALM publications.

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