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Trump, Congressional Leaders Honor Billy Graham In Rare Capitol Hill Tribute

Ahead of Friday's funeral in North Carolina, the evangelist is lying in honor at the Capitol rotunda through Thursday; it is just the fourth time a private citizen has been recognized in that way.

President Trump and congressional leaders honored the late Rev. Billy Graham Wednesday at a rare memorial ceremony in the Capitol rotunda, one week after the 99-year-old evangelist died at his Montreat, N.C., home.

Graham's life began as a "North Carolina farm boy" who grew to lead "a nationwide revival," during the ceremony, adding that Graham's acceptance of

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