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George Floyd remembered as 'gentle giant' as family calls his death 'murder'

USATODAY.com Thursday, 28 May 2020
George Floyd worked two security jobs and was a truck driver. He had two daughters. As many protest, those closest to him mourn.
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News video: Friends, Family Members Reeling Following George Floyd's Death

Friends, Family Members Reeling Following George Floyd's Death 02:17

People who knew him best say George Floyd was a gentle giant, a transplant from Houston who came to Minneapolis for a fresh start, Reg Chapman reports (2:17). WCCO 4 News At 5 - May 26, 2020

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