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Thousands Gather at Orlando Vigil for 49 Shooting Victims

HeadlineJun 20, 2016

Thousands of people gathered at a lakeside park in Orlando, Florida, Sunday for the largest vigil to date honoring the 49 victims of an attack on a gay nightclub on June 12. Many of those killed in the attack were young, Latino and many members of the LGBTQ community. Perris Williams was among those to pay homage to the victims.

Perris Williams: “The 49 people who died at Pulse is that I would want you to know that this is not in vain, that I’m here for you, I’m one of you, and that I will continue to carry your spirit with me for the rest of my days.”

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