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  • Pastor walks line between leading, comforting Emanuel AME story has photos
    Updated: Jun-24-15 8:55 am

    CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The Rev. Norvel Goff will walk into Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church for Bible study keenly aware of the crushing burden now on his shoulders: to be a comforter, a teacher, a man of God and most powerfully, a leader of a church whose heart is heavy with the tragic loss of its senior pastor and eight members.