STROM THURMOND CASKET TAKEN FROM COLUMBIA CHURCH.
The casket bearing the body of former Sen. Strom Thurmond is carried
from the First Baptist Church following funeral services in Columbia,
South Carolina July 1, 2003. He died June 26, 2003 at age 100. Thurmond
served 48 years in the United States Senate, the longest serving
senator in the nation's history. He will be buried in his home town of
Edgefield, South Carolina. REUTERS/Blake Sell