Bishop Eddie Long

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Family, friends and members of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will gather to celebrate the life of Bishop Eddie Long today.

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We are told Former Gov. Roy Barnes, former Falcons and Braves star Deion Sanders, Rev. Byron Cage, Ms. Dottie Peoples and civil rights activist Xernona Clayton are among the prominent figures who are featured on the funeral program.

Long passed away after fighting an aggressive form of cancer, at the age of 63.

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