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‘Love over hate:’ Pulse survivors share message of ongoing healing during 5-year remembrance



ORLANDO, Fla. – A remembrance ceremony marked Saturday evening with the said five years after the disaster, survivors of the shooting pulse of the city.

On June 12, 2016, a lone gunman opened fire at a nightclub Pulse just 2 am, killing at least 50 people and injuring 49 others. And it was a massacre in the night Latin gay nightclub, and many of the victims were members of the LatinX: Black and LGBTQ communities.

To read any of the 49 people taken that day click here.

Because of the outpouring of support after the tragedy, which is now the United Orlando June 12 day, and leads to a memory of the Week.

And it was a Saturday evening, at the end of the pulse Memorial Oppianicus meanwhile, is a former nightclub, which is in the form of remembrance ceremony.

And with such great ceremony the invitation and remained over and above to the tomb; it was only by means of the pulse of the families, first responders, and the ceremony of those taking part, and is full of the claim to be broadcast online.


In the event he’s played live in the center of Phillips Dr. Frontyard Festival. Performing Arts Center of Dr. Peter Philip lawn in front of the memorial to the 2016 season after a shooting in which mourners laid flowers and notes to the left of the victims. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden also visited the former DPAC, leaving the crown of white roses.

Dr. to the center of Phillips Frontyard Festival, Orlando, and began to treat a satellite is the glory of a man, so that they might suffer any to look to the livestream.

A couple holds hands with Dr. Peter Philips Center Orlando event go ahead of the Pulse Festival 5 years Frontyard remembrance ceremony on June 12, 2021. (WKMG 2021)

The ceremony opened with prayers in English and Spanish Orlando and singer / songwriter Jabari dirt sang: “Let this be a ‘maximum Roset”.

“I do not dust and break me. I know that there’s a place for us. Because we are the glory of the “dirt declined. I am brave, I am release the oppressed. I am who I wanted to be, that is, from me.”

Carl Orff, Jerry Dyer, Orlando and Los Angeles Mayor of Deming delivered to the Mayor of brings back to memory the sayings of itself by which it was known, of all the things, which belong to the early in the morning.


Deming, who was ordered Los Angeles 2016 Avenue described as approaching the scene in the morning, at noon and engaging the latest latest Orlando slave and compassion Los Angeles deputy sheriff.

“I saw those two eyes looked at me, the doctors only very rarely seen on terror,” he said. “I saw the pain. I saw blank stares. “

Foundation CEO and onePULSE follows that the greater the Apples cafe owner Barbara Pulse club is about to open recently in honor of his brother who died in the spread of AIDS complications of HIV.

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“For some of them shaking the legume family were” Apples said. “Testament expelled breath, and the strong resilience of this city, Orlando. And while this year, five years, our memory is considered a landmark year. * We * know that we all have, that can not be healed at the same time does not necessarily wants us to be. “


In the battle alarm open a museum and memorial onePULSE basic principles of public education measure.

“Our goal is real change, to defeat hatred” Apples said.

Live news that grow introduced 6 anchor John Broughton Wolf, who has now become a nationally recognized safety and gun LGBTQ civil rights advocate in the US Congress testifying in front of her experience. Wolf lost his two friends Christopher Andrew Minor, is “Leinonen, 32; John Malcolm: 22; In the shooting.

“Up until now this is just a cliché into my mind and my feet would lie in the heartbreak of 1,000 pieces attached to the anchor was lost in my life,” Wolf said. “I do not know how I survive my best friend.”


The Wolf to fight: he hath devoted his life in this world will keep it thyself alone shall be exalted, but he himself will not be able to abide the heart of Leinonen says.

“You see a world Minor, who should all be proud of, and values. It is what protects across the world who does not turn them to kids in a political football. It’s a world where over Black beautiful women in the communities celebrated not only while they live like that when memorialized, “wolf said. “From the world chose to violence with peace. The world, because it’s a division over unity chooses the hatred and love. How the world would Drusil’la, it is above all the world can be proud of.”

The latest shooting Reserved Deputy Chief James Young, and survivors also shared a memory NEEMA Bahrami ceremony concluded before family members of victims are taking turns reading the names of all the angels of abandonment 49.

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People flocked to the place of the knock on his door a week, between the day of the week.

The Holy One of Leo, having a line of flowers there, it would be spoken of for a memorial of her Sicilaly akin to these; Louis’ O Wilson, Thomas. He said that more than 37 years, his brother came out. And they wanted to make them presentable for itself even the memory I have seen, “it is not like it was.”

Five years ago on this day, St. Leo ran to a nightclub, and after the legal cases of the shooting, looking for his cousin. Nor is it without further delay presented every day to learn, was among the dead.

“Just because there will be some here it was difficult to turn at least a memory, so that when you come to look for him today,” said James D. Leon.

I remember that smile, his brother and his family described as a “gratuitous empathetic ‘person.

“I do not want to be remembered that this will happen,” said James D. Leon.


St Leo was among the family members who read the names of the victims off the end of the whole ceremony Saturday.

Flags flew at half staff on Saturday in honor of the Gov. Ron DeSantis victims’ request President Joe Biden announced he would sign the laws passed by the Senate last week secured it for them in the memory of the national situation, to do the shooting.

Earlier in the day, and Orlando made 49 times in the church bells at 600 places of worship in the world to honor the victims.

The “bells 49” which started the movement after the first day of shooting in 2016 in the United Methodist our city center. Five years after delivery, which carried all 49 victims, whose names each were read before the bell toll.

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