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Farewell to Falwell

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Thousands of people are saying their final farewell to Reverend Jerry Falwell.

A funeral for Falwell was held Tuesday afternoon at Thomas Road Baptist church in Lynchburg, Virginia. Falwell founded the church.

There were so many mourners, some had to watch the service from overflow seating in liberty University's basketball arena and football stadium.

The Liberty University founder and televangelist is credited with turning the moral majority into a strong political force.

Falwell was 73.

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