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WATCH LIVE: Rev. Billy Graham funeral

Mourners were already taking their seats hours before the scheduled start time. (Source: NBC News) Mourners were already taking their seats hours before the scheduled start time. (Source: NBC News)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WFIE) -

The Rev. Billy Graham's five adult children and some of his favorite singers were preparing to offer memories, hymns and prayers at a funeral Friday that marks the culmination of more than a week of tributes to "America's Pastor."

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Mourners were already taking their seats hours before the scheduled noon start time of the service in a tent on the grounds of Graham's library in Charlotte. The invitation-only crowd of about 2,000 is expected to include President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

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