Memorial Service Celebrates Life of Late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

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A large flag hangs outside San Francisco City Hall in honor of late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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The U.S flag flies outside San Francisco City Hall in honor of late Mayor Ed Lee, who passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (Dec 17, 2017)
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Flowers and photos of late Mayor Ed Lee lay on the stair steps of San Francisco's City Hall during the memorial service in honor of his legacy. (Dec 17, 2017)
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Signs and flowers rest outside San Francisco City Hall following the death of Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Flowers and cards are displayed outside San Francisco City Hall in honor of late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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A flag hangs outside San Francisco City Hall as people gather to remember late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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People wait quietly outside San Francisco City Hall in advance of a memorial service for late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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A celebration of life card in honor of Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Oakland Mayor Libby Staff was among the many who joined at San Francisco City Hall to honor the legacy of late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec 17, 2017)
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Among the many people who came to honor late Mayor Ed Lee's life was Barry Bonds. (Dec 17, 2017)
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Anita Lee is comforted by California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom before a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Anita Lee and her daughters, Brianna and Tania during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Ed Lee's daughters, Tania and Brianna Lee, speak during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Ed Lee's daughters, Tania and Brianna Lee, speak during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Senator Dianne Feinstein and San Francisco Acting Mayor London Breed hold hands before a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom gets emotional while speaking during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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US House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi took the podium to reminisce about late Mayor Ed Lee's life during a memorial service in San Francisco City Hall. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi took the podium to reminisce about late Mayor Ed Lee's life during a memorial service in San Francisco City Hall. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Senator Dianne Feinstein speaks during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Senator Diane Feinstein took the podium to remember late Mayor Ed Lee's long career in San Francisco government during his memorial service. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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A man holds a program during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Ed Lee's wife, Anita, and daughters, Brianna and Tania, laugh as former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown reminisced about Lee during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Former San Francisco Mayor Wille Brown speaks during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom took the podium to reminisce about late Mayor Ed Lee's life during a memorial service in San Francisco City Hall. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom took the podium to reminisce about late Mayor Ed Lee's life during a memorial service in San Francisco City Hall. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Willie Brown Jr. took the podium to reminisce about late Mayor Ed Lee's life during a memorial service in San Francisco City Hall. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Willie Brown Jr. took the podium to reminisce about late Mayor Ed Lee's life during a memorial service in San Francisco City Hall. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Senator Kamala Harris greets former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown after a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Entertainer Preston Turner sings to Ed Lee's widow, Anita, during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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Entertainer Preston Turner sings during a service Celebrating the Life of Mayor Edwin M. Lee at San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
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A San Francisco Sheriff walks across the staircase during late Mayor Ed Lee's memorial service at City Hall. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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The GLIDE ensemble took the stage to sing a tribute to late Mayor Ed Lee during his memorial service at San Francisco City Hall. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Hundreds of people gathered at San Francisco City Hall to honor the legacy of late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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A memorial wreath is placed in front of San Francisco City Hall to honor late Mayor Ed Lee's legacy. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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The U.S flag flies outside San Francisco City Hall in honor of late Mayor Ed Lee, who passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (Dec 17, 2017)
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Flowers and signs fill the stair steps of San Francisco City Hall to honor the legacy of late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Crowds of people take pictures in front of San Francisco City Hall to honor the legacy of late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Crowds of people take pictures in front of San Francisco City Hall to honor the legacy of late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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Crowds of people stand in front of San Francisco City Hall to honor the legacy of late Mayor Ed Lee. (Dec. 17, 2017)
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The U.S flag flies outside San Francisco City Hall in honor of late Mayor Ed Lee, who passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (Dec 17, 2017)
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