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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Local civil rights legend, Julius Chambers, will be laid to rest this week.

(Click here to learn more about Julius Chambers)

Chambers died late Friday after months of health problems. He was 76 years old. His funeral will be held Thursday August 8, 2013 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Beatties Ford Road.

A public viewing will be held from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. The funeral services will begin at noon.

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