Civil Rights Icon And Congressman John Lewis Has Died.

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The Georgia congressman passed away on Friday at his home in Atlanta after receiving hospice care to treat pancreatic cancer.

Daily Beast journalist Goldie Taylor reported the news of Lewis’ death on Twitter late Friday night.

“Congressman John Lewis, who has been home receiving hospice care, has passed away in Atlanta,” she wrote.

“A statement will be released shortly. Rest in power, John.”

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