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President Obama Sings 'Amazing Grace' at Funeral for Charleston Shooting Victims: Watch

U.S. President Barack Obama
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U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the eulogy for South Carolina state senator and Rev. Clementa Pinckney during Pinckney's funeral service June 26, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina. 

President Barack Obama just delivered a eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney and the other eight victims of last week's Charleston shooting at the city's TD Arena, a powerful tribute to the reverend's life and work as well as an exploration of the national issues of racism and gun control that the recent tragedy has brought, once again, into the public eye. 

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President Obama concluded his speech in an unlikely fashion: by singing "Amazing Grace" to the crowd of more than 5,000. Watch below:

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