Rep. John Lewis, the “conscience of Congress” who represented Georgia for more than three decades, made his final trip to the U.S. Capitol on Monday, lying in state in the building where his former colleagues said farewell to the civil rights giant.

A military honor guard carried Lewis’ flag-draped casket up the stairs en route to the Capitol Rotunda, where the 80-year-old became the first Black lawmaker to lie in state.

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