Slain S.C. pastor Clementa Pinckney was ‘a giant, a legend’

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Senior Pastor, Rev. Clementa Pinckney, speaks to those gathered during the Watch Night service at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on December 31, 2012.  Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Randall Hill 
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Senior Pastor, Rev. Clementa Pinckney, speaks to those gathered during the Watch Night service at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on December 31, 2012. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Randall Hill *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-SLAIN-PASTOR, origianlly transmitted on June 18, 2015.

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Slain Rev. Clementa Pinckney, 41, of South Carolina was "a moral compass," said one colleague.