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Memorial service for Chadwick Boseman held in his hometown in South Carolina


Sep 4, 2020

ANDERSON, SC (NewsNation) – Actor Chadwick Boseman was honored Thursday night in his hometown of Anderson, South Carolina.

The “Black Panther” star died on August 28 after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43.

Born in Anderson, Boseman attended TL Hanna High School before graduating from Howard University.

The city will hold a memorial service for the deceased actor starting at 7 p.m. ET at the Anderson Civic Center Amphitheater.

James Brown’s daughter, as well as Boseman’s pastor, were among the speakers at the memorial service

After the commemoration there was a screening of “Black Panther”.

WSPA, affiliated with NewsNation, contributed to this report.

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