The Rev. Lishers Mahone smiles Sunday during his final service as pastor of Brown Chapel AME Church in Joliet.
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He has been witness to discrimination and watched the country elect its first African-American president, but a Joliet pastor says no matter how far you come in life, there still is more to be done.
The minister is retiring after a career of more than 40 years, 33 years of which were served at the Joliet church.