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Family, friends remember Lewis children

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It was a somber farewell to five young siblings killed in a north Minneapolis fire on Valentine's Day. The children were remembered today in a moving funeral that included surviving family, friends and community leaders.

Shiloh Temple was filled with tears and heartbreak as mourners relied on prayer and song to get through the misery of saying goodbye. As five small caskets lined the front of the church, local recording artist Paris Bennett provided some inspiring song. The five siblings, Christopher, Mary, Fannie, Troy V and Gwendolyn were all remembered together after they perished in the fire at their Minneapolis duplex.

While officials have not been able to provide a certain cause of the fire, attention has focused on the family's space heater.

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