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Colbert on Emanuel AME shooting: ‘I was deeply moved by the reaction of my hometown’

Colbert on Emanuel AME shooting: ‘I was deeply moved by the reaction of my hometown’

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Jan 3 2016 12:46 pm  Jan 3 12:56 pm

At first, it seemed as though comedian and “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert was struggling to find the words to relate his personal experience dealing with the emotional aftermath of the mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church in his hometown of Charleston.

Nine were killed at a June 17 Bible study, and in an end-of-year interview on CBS News program “Face The Nation,” Colbert drew a deep breath and paused before speaking on the weighty subject. He started, then stopped, finally settling on the words.

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