Hundreds of people are gathering for the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed American teenager who was shot dead by police on 9th August.
NBC News is providing a live video link from the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Ferguson where the ceremony started a short time ago.
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