Atlantans mourn Bishop Eddie Long’s death

10:47 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 AJC Homepage

The news of Bishop Eddie Long’s death rocked Atlantans connected to New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. The longtime pastor died early Sunday morning on Jan. 15 after battling what his church called “an aggressive form of cancer.” His death drew a strong reaction from Atlantans on social media. 

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