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Mariah Carey Pays Tribute at Manchester Bomb Victim Funeral

In a video message, Mariah Carey said "I know you're shining down on us from heaven."

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    In a video message, Carey said "I know you're shining down on us from heaven."

    Hett's father, Paul Hett, told the gathering that his son "was inspirational and this in turn inspired everyone around him."

    "In a very nice way, Martyn loved being in the limelight and the center of attention," he said. "He would be loving every minute of this fantastic celebration of his life."

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