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Final respects paid to Elijah Cummings at his funeral

The congressman and civil rights leader was remembered as a champion of truth and civil rights.

Mourners bid a final farewell to the late US Representative Elijah Cummings in his hometown of Baltimore.

Cummings was remembered as a champion of truth and civil rights at his funeral in Baltimore.

He spent the final years of his life as a fierce critic of President Donald Trump – and played a leading role in impeachment efforts.

Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane reports.