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They gather for protests and vigils—not just to honor the dead but to express outrage and foment change.

Something they can draw warmth fromPeople have been lighting candles during vigils, funerals, and other somber ceremonies since the times of the ancient Egyptians.

There were never any wanted signs outside the police academy or candlelight vigils in suburbia.

On Wednesday evening, dozens met up for a vigil and a march starting at Seventh and Kennedy streets NW, where the incident occurred.

Police may have pursued moped before fatal crash, officials sayPeter Hermann, Justin Jouvenal, Clarence WilliamsOctober 29, 2020Washington Post

Fansler once worked as a legal advocate for the local domestic violence shelter, Tundra Women’s Coalition, attended candlelight vigils and, as a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, managed a “Teens Acting Against Violence” program.

Alaska’s “Him Too” Moment: When Politicians and Allies Come With Accusations of Their Ownby Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News and Greg Kim, KYUKOctober 23, 2020ProPublica

The "Demoiselle" still kept her vigil, changing her patient's pillow, holding a cup of water to his lips.

War Days in BrittanyElsie Deming Jarves

Thomasine observed the vigil, and even Boodles watched and wished the dark gone.

Furze the CruelJohn Trevena

The parson is feeling sick at heart with his long night's vigil, and as though he could hardly face the dreadful end.

It Never Can Happen AgainWilliam De Morgan

An hour passed and Jack was becoming weary of his vigil, especially in view of the uncertainty of the coming of his quarry.

It was then about noon, and having an engagement in Court, I was compelled to relinquish my vigil.

Spies of the KaiserWilliam Le Queux


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