El Pasoans Grieve Using Personal Traditions; Walmart Memorial Reflects Community Support

“All of us need some comfort in one way or another. We will get better I have no doubt about that – even feeling the way I do feel but I know that we’ll be doing okay with time.”

August 14, 2019 10:01 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Many El Pasoans are grieving through their own spiritual and religious traditions following the mass shooting at a Walmart that killed 22 people on Aug. 3.

A memorial outside the store first began as a few flowers and candles but has grown into a massive display of community support. Dozens of posters line the fence above hundreds of religious candles and people continue to share their own methods of comfort.

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