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Remembering Orlando's victims

Jun 13. 2016
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American mourners nationwide remember the victims of the massacre by an American Muslim at a gay club in Orlando, Florida in the early hours of Sunday morning. The photos show the mourning rites around the US.
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings holds a candle during a vigil in Dallas, Texas, on June 12, 2016, for victims of the attack at Orlando's Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Fifty people died when a gunman allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Florida, in the worst terror attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. / AFP PHOTO / Laura Buckman
Imam Syed Shafeeq Rahman, the Imam of the mosqe that mass shooter Omar Mateen attended, speaks to the media in Fort Pierce, Florida on June 12, 2016. The imam of the mosque where the Orlando nightclub shooter worshipped said that the suspect never gave any indication he was capable of such violence.Omar Mateen, 29, attended evening prayers three or four times a week at the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce, bringing his son who is about four or five years old, the mosque's imam said. / AFP PHOTO / Jon Silman
A pride flag stands a half mast during a memorial service in San Diego, California on June 12, 2016, for the victims of the Orlando Nighclub shooting. Fifty people died when a gunman allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Florida, in the worst terror attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. / AFP PHOTO / Sandy Huffaker
A sign of solidarity reading '#prayfororlando' lies in the grass as community members attend a vigil to honor the victims of a mass shooting at a nightclub, at Eola Lake Park in Orlando, Florida, USA, 12 June 2016. At least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in a shooting attack at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, in the early hours of 12 June. The shooter, Omar Mateen, 29, a US citizen of Afghan descent, was killed in an exchange of fire with the police after taking hostages at the club. EPA/RYAN STONE
A LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) pride flag lies near lit candles during a vigil to honor the victims of a mass shooting at a nightclub, at Eola Lake Park in Orlando, Florida, USA, 12 June 2016. At least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in a shooting attack at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, in the early hours of 12 June. The shooter, Omar Mateen, 29, a US citizen of Afghan descent, was killed in an exchange of fire with the police after taking hostages at the club. EPA/RYAN STONE
Mourners hold an LED sign reading "Dallas To Orlando" as they march during a vigil in Dallas, Texas, on June 12, 2016, for victims of the attack at Orlando's Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Fifty people died when a gunman allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Florida, in the worst terror attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. / AFP PHOTO / Laura Buckman
People prepare to launch a lantern as community members gather for a vigil to honor the victims of a mass shooting at a nightclub, at Eola Lake Park in Orlando, Florida, USA, 12 June 2016. At least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in a shooting attack at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, in the early hours of 12 June. The shooter, Omar Mateen, 29, a US citizen of Afghan descent, was killed in an exchange of fire with the police after taking hostages at the club. Message on lanter reading 'In memory of those who have left us, may this light rise to the heavens with you through all eternity'. EPA/RYAN STONE
Nicolas Brown-Spino, 6, places a flower at a memorial for the victims of a mass shooting at an Orlando, Florida gay club outside of the Stonewall Inn, a famous gay bar, in New York, New York, USA, 12 June 2016. 50 people were killed in the Orlando attack, and it is being called the worst terrorist attack in the United States since the 9/11 attacks. EPA/JUSTIN LANE
Two men light candles during a vigil to honor the victims of a mass shooting at a nightclub, at Eola Lake Park in Orlando, Florida, USA, 12 June 2016. At least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in a shooting attack at an LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, in the early hours of 12 June. The shooter, Omar Mateen, 29, a US citizen of Afghan descent, was killed in an exchange of fire with the police after taking hostages at the club. EPA/RYAN STONE
Mourners pay tribute to the victims of the Orlando shooting during a memorial service in San Diego, California in San Diego, California on June 12, 2016. Fifty people died when a gunman allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Florida, in the worst terror attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. / AFP PHOTO / Sandy Huffaker
The Manhattan Municipal Building is lit in the rainbow colors in New York on June 12, 2016, in reaction to the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Fifty people died when a gunman allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Florida, in the worst terror attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. / AFP PHOTO / Bryan R. Smith
One World Trade Center is lit in the rainbow colors in New York on June 12, 2016, in reaction to the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Fifty people died when a gunman allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Florida, in the worst terror attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. / AFP PHOTO / Bryan R. Smith
The City Hall Building is lit in the rainbow colors in New York on June 12, 2016, in reaction to the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Fifty people died when a gunman allegedly inspired by the Islamic State group opened fire inside a gay nightclub in Florida, in the worst terror attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. / AFP PHOTO / Bryan R. Smith

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