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‘Hug Each Other’ Reno Mayor Tells Crowd At Vigil To Honor Orlando Victims | KUNR

By ThisIsReno

Mourners wept and lit candles at a vigil in Reno Sunday held to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando over the weekend.

Several hundred gathered outside Our Center, the newly opened LGBT community space for Northern Nevada.

Among those who spoke was Mayor Hillary Schieve.

“Right now, it is just having that moment of silence, really remembering the victims, showing that this is a community that’s strong and resilient,” she said. “But it’s important for Reno to do this to show support nationwide.”

Our Center president Jerome Manke says the tragedy underlines the need to continue the push for equality.

Read more from our media partner, Reno Public Radio: ‘Hug Each Other’ Reno Mayor Tells Crowd At Vigil To Honor Orlando Victims | KUNR

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