Views from Denver’s second major vigil for Orlando

Hundreds gathered in Cheesman Park for a second vigil for the Orlando victims. Here’s what they saw, including the rainbow that stretched over it all.

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On Sunday, some 1,500 people gathered to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre. Yesterday, Denver did it again.

Undeterred by a day of thunder and rain, hundreds of people — perhaps more than a thousand — came to Cheesman Park on Monday night for a vigil hosted by PFLAG Denver. Here’s what they saw, including the rainbow that stretched over it all.

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As people around the country mourned, portraits of the lives lost began to emerge. The Orlando Sentinel is collecting their stories here.

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