WATCH LIVE: John Lewis crosses Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge for final time

The body of the late US Rep. John Lewis on Sunday will make the final journey across the famous bridge in Selma, Alabama, where he helped lead a march for voting rights in 1965.(CNN)

A procession is being held in Selma, Alabama, with congressman John Lewis’ body crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge, where he and other voting rights demonstrators were beaten 55 years ago on “Bloody Sunday.”

Lewis’ body will be carried across the bridge Sunday morning and then be brought to the Alabama Capitol in the afternoon to lie in repose.

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