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John Hume Laid To Rest Today

John Hume has been remembered as a man who made peace visible to others and gave his life to his country.

The funeral of John Hume has heard expressions of sympathy from the Pope, Dalai Lama, the Clintons and Bono.

Father Paul Farren thanked god for the gift of John Hume.

Many family members were unable to travel to the funeral due to the pandemic, including his son Aidan, while attendance was limited in the church to around 100 people.

His son John Junior paid tribute to his father's memory.

His grandaughter Aoibhe prayed for those who took care of her granddad.

John Hume was remembered as a proud Derry man first and foremost.

He has been laid to rest in Derry City Cemetery.

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