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Funeral for Michael Brown

The casket containing the body of Michael Brown is carried to its final resting place in St. Peter's Cemetery located in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

The casket containing the body of Michael Brown is carried to its final resting place in St. Peter's Cemetery located in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

The casket containing the body of Michael Brown is carried to its final resting place in St. Peter's Cemetery located in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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Lesley McSpadden reacts at the casket of her son Michael Brown during the funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool

Lesley McSpadden reacts at the casket of her son Michael Brown during the funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool

Lesley McSpadden reacts at the casket of her son Michael Brown during the funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool
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Michael Brown Sr. receives a hug as he leaves the burial service for his son Michael Brown at St. Pete's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Michael Brown Sr. receives a hug as he leaves the burial service for his son Michael Brown at St. Pete's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Michael Brown Sr. receives a hug as he leaves the burial service for his son Michael Brown at St. Pete's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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Musicians perform during funeral service for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014.   REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Musicians perform during funeral service for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Musicians perform during funeral service for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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People attend the burial service for Michael Brown at St. Pete's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

People attend the burial service for Michael Brown at St. Pete's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

People attend the burial service for Michael Brown at St. Pete's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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The casket containing the body of Michael Brown is transported by horse carriage as it is taken to its final resting place in St. Peter's Cemetery located in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

The casket containing the body of Michael Brown is transported by horse carriage as it is taken to its final resting place in St. Peter's Cemetery located in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

The casket containing the body of Michael Brown is transported by horse carriage as it is taken to its final resting place in St. Peter's Cemetery located in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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The coffin containing the body of Michael Brown is carried to a hearse after his funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The coffin containing the body of Michael Brown is carried to a hearse after his funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

The coffin containing the body of Michael Brown is carried to a hearse after his funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Lesley McSpadden (C) leaves the burial service for her son Michael Brown with a bouquet of flowers at St. Pete's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Lesley McSpadden (C) leaves the burial service for her son Michael Brown with a bouquet of flowers at St. Pete's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Lesley McSpadden (C) leaves the burial service for her son Michael Brown with a bouquet of flowers at St. Pete's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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People gather inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

People gather inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

People gather inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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Michael Brown Sr. sits with an unidentified girl on his lap during funeral service for his son, Michael Brown, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Michael Brown Sr. sits with an unidentified girl on his lap during funeral service for his son, Michael Brown, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Michael Brown Sr. sits with an unidentified girl on his lap during funeral service for his son, Michael Brown, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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An image of 18-year-old Michael Brown is seen on a tie worn by his father, Michael Brown Sr., as he arrives to take part in his son's funeral services at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

An image of 18-year-old Michael Brown is seen on a tie worn by his father, Michael Brown Sr., as he arrives to take part in his son's funeral services at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014....more

An image of 18-year-old Michael Brown is seen on a tie worn by his father, Michael Brown Sr., as he arrives to take part in his son's funeral services at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Hundred attend funeral services for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Hundred attend funeral services for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Hundred attend funeral services for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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A woman reacts during the funeral services during funeral services for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

A woman reacts during the funeral services during funeral services for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

A woman reacts during the funeral services during funeral services for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, reacts during her son's funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool

Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, reacts during her son's funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool

Lesley McSpadden, mother of Michael Brown, reacts during her son's funeral services at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool
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The Rev. Al Sharpton (L) attends funeral services for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

The Rev. Al Sharpton (L) attends funeral services for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

The Rev. Al Sharpton (L) attends funeral services for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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Lesley McSpadden is comforted during the funeral services for her son Michael Brown, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Lesley McSpadden is comforted during the funeral services for her son Michael Brown, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Lesley McSpadden is comforted during the funeral services for her son Michael Brown, at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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Lesley McSpadden wipes away tears during the funeral services for her son Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Lesley McSpadden wipes away tears during the funeral services for her son Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Lesley McSpadden wipes away tears during the funeral services for her son Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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A baseball cap sits on top of the casket of Michael Brown inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church before the start of funeral services in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014.  REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

A baseball cap sits on top of the casket of Michael Brown inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church before the start of funeral services in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

A baseball cap sits on top of the casket of Michael Brown inside Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church before the start of funeral services in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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Attendees hold their hands up as some chant "Hands up don't shoot," as they wait in line to take part in the funeral services for 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Attendees hold their hands up as some chant "Hands up don't shoot," as they wait in line to take part in the funeral services for 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014....more

Attendees hold their hands up as some chant "Hands up don't shoot," as they wait in line to take part in the funeral services for 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Family members attend the funeral for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Family members attend the funeral for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Family members attend the funeral for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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Director Spike Lee takes a photo of a St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap on top of Michael Brown's casket at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Director Spike Lee takes a photo of a St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap on top of Michael Brown's casket at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool

Director Spike Lee takes a photo of a St. Louis Cardinals baseball cap on top of Michael Brown's casket at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Cohen/Pool
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Photos surround the casket of Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool

Photos surround the casket of Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool

Photos surround the casket of Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool
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Men line up to help make way for family members to enter funeral services for 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Men line up to help make way for family members to enter funeral services for 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Men line up to help make way for family members to enter funeral services for 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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People wearing T-shirts with pictures of Michael Brown wait in line to attend his funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

People wearing T-shirts with pictures of Michael Brown wait in line to attend his funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

People wearing T-shirts with pictures of Michael Brown wait in line to attend his funeral at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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Cal Brown (R) and Michael Brown Sr. (L), stepmother and father of 18-year-old Michael Brown, arrive to take part in their son's funeral services at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Cal Brown (R) and Michael Brown Sr. (L), stepmother and father of 18-year-old Michael Brown, arrive to take part in their son's funeral services at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees...more

Cal Brown (R) and Michael Brown Sr. (L), stepmother and father of 18-year-old Michael Brown, arrive to take part in their son's funeral services at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Deborah Emm fans herself as she waits in line with other people to attend the funeral for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Deborah Emm fans herself as she waits in line with other people to attend the funeral for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

Deborah Emm fans herself as she waits in line with other people to attend the funeral for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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A woman holds a sign while standing in line to take part in the funeral services for 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds a sign while standing in line to take part in the funeral services for 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A woman holds a sign while standing in line to take part in the funeral services for 18-year-old Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A man waits to attend the funeral for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

A man waits to attend the funeral for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott

A man waits to attend the funeral for Michael Brown at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis, Missouri August 25, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Lott
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