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Worshippers pack Charleston church in emotional service

Parishioners praying during the service on Sunday at the Emanuel African American Episcopal Church. The service was led by visiting clergy because the congregation's pastor was among those killed by a suspected young white supremacist.

Charleston, United States

THE historic black South Carolina church where a white gunman murdered nine African Americans held its first service since the massacre on Sunday, an emotional gathering celebrating the lives of those slain.

Several hundred congregants, some tearful,