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Holder visits Ferguson to ease tensions

He recounts own profiling

Posted: August 21, 2014 at 5:02 a.m.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (left) talks with Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson on Wednesday at a restaurant in Ferguson, Mo., where Holder also visited with customers.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder visited Ferguson on Wednesday and met with students, community leaders and federal investigators as the St. Louis County prosecutor opened grand jury hearings in the fatal police shooting of unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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