Savannah Wilcox, right, and Reyna Clothier hug each other in
front of the location of the Jan. 8 shooting.
Rebecca Kraft, 4, carries flowers to be placed at a memorial set
up in front of the Safeway at Ina and Oracle roads.
A memorial plaque is now in place at the site of the shooting at
Ryan Henkel, 14, lights a candle in front of the memorial
outside of the Safeway at Ina and Oracle roads Sunday morning.
Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the shooting.
Oro Valley Police Chief Danny Sharp speaks to the students at
Immaculate Heart of Mary School Monday morning. Sharp, Oro Valley
Mayor Satish Hiremath, and Ben's Bells founder Jeannette Mare spoke
to the students in the wake of the Jan. 8 shooting speaking about
civility. "Choose to be kind," said Hiremath.
Posted: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 12:40 pm
Over the weekend, the communities of Tucson, Marana and Oro
Valley came together to remember, reflect and honor the victims of
the January 8 shooting. From vigils, to Safeway unveiling a
memorial where the shooting occured, thousands turned out at
various events. First responders to the tragedy were honored.
Heroes from the horrific day were recognized, and activities were
centered around healing. The weekend was capped off with the
University of Arizona candlelight vigil, where Congresswoman
Gabrielle Giffords led the Pledge, and candles were lit for all 19
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