Alex Olgin

Health Reporter
Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.
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Saturday is the second anniversary of the shootings in which nine people were murdered at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C.

Malcolm Graham holds a portrait of his sister, Cynthia Hurd.
Courtesy of Malcolm Graham

Charlotte resident Malcolm Graham told jurors in the Dylann Roof trial Friday how much of a void is in his life because of the murder of his sister. Cynthia Hurd is one of the nine people whom Roof killed at Charleston’s  Emanuel AME Church in June of 2015.

Alexandra Olgin of South Carolina Public Radio spoke to WFAE from the federal courthouse in Charleston. She says Graham told a story about his sister, a librarian for over 30 years, after the birth of his first child.

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