6 years later: Vigil honors 49 lost in Pulse tragedy

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Emotions ran high for those who attended a vigil outside the Pulse Memorial early Sunday, six years after the shooting that changed Orlando’s history.

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At 1:58 a.m. Sunday — the exact time the first gunshots rang out — there were hugs, tears and prayers.

READ: Central Florida to gather Sunday to remember lives lost 6 years after Pulse nightclub shooting

June 12 is a difficult reminder of the terror that overtook The City Beautiful in 2016.

But since that time, love, compassion and strength have unified the Central Florida community.

Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later
Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later

Sunday’s 6th anniversary vigil paid tribute to the 49 people who lost their lives at Pulse nightclub.

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And since the vigil, a steady stream of visitors has stopped by the memorial site to look at pictures and reflect.

More Pulse anniversary events continue Sunday in Orlando — including the annual 49 Bells Ceremony at noon at First United Methodist Church and a remembrance ceremony at the Pulse Memorial at 7p.m.

Pulse: 6 years later
Pulse: 6 years later
Pulse: 6 years later
Pulse: 6 years later
Pulse: 6 years later
Pulse: 6 years later
Pulse: 6 years later
Pulse: 6 years later
Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later
Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later
Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later
Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later
Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later
Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later
Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later
Pulse: Vigil honors victims 6 years later


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