2020 have been one of the years the world record a huge numbers of top personality deaths, and yet again United States of America lost another top icon as civil rights leader John Lewis passes on at he age of 80.
Lewis was one of the "Big Six" civil rights leaders, which included Martin Luther King Jr, and helped organise the historic 1963 March on Washington.
Former US president, Barack Obama shared his condolences on his official Twitter page alongside other top American celebrities as they shared memory of the good works of John Lewis.
Barack Obama @BarackObama: "Not many of us get to live to see our own legacy play out in such a meaningful, remarkable way. John Lewis did"
Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1: "Obama: "Not many of us get to live to see our own legacy play out in such a meaningful ... way. John Lewis did. And thanks to him, we now all have our marching orders – to keep believing in the possibility of remaking this country we love until it lives up to its full promise."
Eric Holder @EricHolder: "America has lost an iconic son and a moral giant. Freedom rider. Marcher. Conscience of the nation. Throughout the course of his remarkable life John Lewis showed us how to dream of a better, more just world and how to make that “beloved community” a reality. Rest in peace"
Tamron Hall @tamronhall: "The night in Harlem, he told the crowd we would see his story in a documentary film. It was a blessing to be at his side. Please see “Good Trouble.” He wanted to make sure the full history of his journey was left for us to see and learn. Thank you John Lewis."
Diddy @Diddy: "Thank you King John Lewis for your lifetime of service for our community. We will finish what you started ON GOD! #GoodTrouble"
Samuel L. Jackson @SamuelLJackson: "What A Day... now, John Lewis. Sometimes it’s Good to meet a Hero... I was blessed every time we met. RI POWER, Sir.#thestrugglecontinues#BLM#VOTE"
REST IN PEACE JOHN LEWIS
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