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John Lewis, civil rights icon and US congressman, dies at 80

US Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis passed away Friday, his representives have confirmed.

Lewis announced a cancer diagnosis in 2019. Rumors has circulated earlier this week that Lewis had died but they were later prove false.

He was 80 years old.


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I wish they could have honored Mr. Lewis by naming the Edmund Pettis bridge the "Good Trouble Bridge," as a way to remember him and be daily inspired by him

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