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San Jacinto candlelight vigil remembers years’ tragedies


Last updated 11/16/2017 at Noon

People gather at Hoffman Park in San Jacinto for a Vigil of Solace in response to recent tragedies, Nov. 9. Shane Gibson photo

The candles glimmered. Heads were bowed. Prayers and thoughts went out to God for the many lives lost and families traumatized by the recent hurricanes, mass shootings, earthquakes, wildfires, sexual assaults and racial strife that have plague the nation this past year.

Gathered together in San Jacinto’s Hoffman Park Thursday, Nov. 9, were 52 Hemet and San Jacinto Valley residents joined in a bond of both sadness and hope for those so affected by tragedy and death. In a show of faith and remembrance, candles were lit and hands were joined in the special vigil, sponsored by the Human Rela...

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