Local elected officials, residents and community leaders joined in honoring the 49 victims killed in a terror attack on Sunday, June 12 in Orlando, Florida
Bronx Honors Orlando Terror Attack Victims
Pedro Vasquez created a collage in memory of his late friend, Gilberto Ramon Silva Menendez.
Bronxites paid their respects at a memorial located on the Bronx County Building’s front lawn.
Happily married couple Rev. Angelo Seda (l) and Luke Rivera from Bronx-based Life Ministries LGBT Interfaith Church stood united in their faith and pride.
Carnations adorned memorials honoring the 49 victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting.
Borough President Diaz consoled Audrey DeJesus (l) whose cousin, Frankie Jimmy DeJesus, was killed in the deadly mass shooting. Heartbroken, DeJesus could not finish her speech.
The Bronx united to remember the victims of a recent terrorist attack committed on American soil. Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.; council members James Vacca and Ritchie Torres; the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance and leaders of the Bronx LGBT community cohosted the vigil on Wednesday, June 15 in support of the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, FL. Over 300 people attended the somber memorial held in front of the Bronx County Building to honor the 49 victims who lost their lives in the terror attack on Sunday, June 12.
Posted 12:00 am, June 24, 2016
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