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Bernard C. Young
At funeral home, a call for peace and remembrance for Freddie Gray

They streamed into the small wooden chapel, bending to embrace the man's relatives, then pausing in front of the gleaming white casket. There lay the slim body of Freddie Gray, dressed in a white baseball cap, spotless sneakers, blue plaid tie. His face appeared at peace — a sharp contrast to the events that precipitated and have followed his death. It was two weeks ago, on another sunny Sunday in April, that Gray suffered a fatal spinal cord injury while in police custody. He died a week later, on April 19. For hours Sunday afternoon, Baltimoreans passed into the chapel at Vaughn C. Greene funeral home in Govans to pay their respects to the 25-year-old. Funeral services are...

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