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John Lewis, whose memorial was being held yesterday. He was beaten, bottom right, when he tried to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma - but given a horse-drawn carriage across the bridge following his death.

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DIANE PHILLIPS: True tears for a real hero who devoted his life to the struggle for equality

If you watched the moving coverage of the long farewell to former US Congressman John Lewis this week and did not shed a tear, please check the place where your heart is supposed to be.


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