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Selma, Alabama - now congressman John Lewis crossing the Edmund Petts Bridge.

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President Barack Obama presents a 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rep John Lewis. "Hate is a heavy burden to carry" - Congressman John Lewis

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BREAKING: Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis is currently leading a sit-in on the House floor. Dozens of House Democrats are joining him, fighting for comprehensive gun violence prevention legislation.

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If you're planning on "sitting this one out", have some perspective. Voting is a privilege. Don't waste your voice.

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These Are Some Of The Best White House Photos From 2015

President Barack Obama hugs Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) after his introduction during the event to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday and the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches, at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 7, 2015.

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Jon Lewis was 23 when he was selected to be a featured speaker at the March on Washington. He was arrested scores of times during the civil rights movement and was badly beaten during a 1961 freedom ride protesting the segregation of interstate buses and at a 1965 march in Selma, Ala. Both events would prove to be turning points in the struggle for racial equality

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