C.T. Vivian to lie in state at Georgia Capitol before burial

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ATLANTA (AP) — A horse-drawn carriage will take the Rev. C.T. Vivian’s casket to Martin Luther King Jr.’s tomb in Atlanta on the eve of his funeral.

Vivian’s body will lie in state at the Georgia Capitol on Wednesday before the carriage is taken down Piedmont Avenue and Auburn Avenue to the King Center later in the day.

A private funeral is set for Thursday at Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta.

Vivian died Friday at age 95.

He was honored by former President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2013.

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