Photos: Candlelight vigil for Charlottesville held in Danville
In the wake of now-fatal clashes in the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, as white nationalists protest and other groups hold counter-protests, about 75 people from the Danville community gathered at the labyrinth by the Danville Presbyterian Church for a prayer vigil Sunday night.
The group held multiple prayers starting at 8 p.m., asking for peace and safety for those in Charlottesville, including police officers; and expressing a desire for unity, an end to hate and racism.
Candles were lit and many participants walked the labyrinth’s winding path to the center, where they sang a hymn.
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