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Candlelight vigils held in response to Orlando shooting

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A candlelight vigil will be held Sunday night in downtown Portland in response to the mass shooting Orlando, Florida.

The vigil is planned to begin at 7 p.m. at the intersection of Northwest Couch and Northwest Broadway in front of the Embers club.

Organizers said "Gather tonight on Broadway. Come as you are, and find courage within our community as we stand with Orlando."

More details on the vigil can be found here.

At 8:15 p.m., there will be a Take Back the Night candlelight vigil will be at the Salmon Street Springs in Waterfront Park. The vigil will be from 8:15-8:45 p.m. with a sunset vigil at 9 p.m.

You can find more information on the vigil and RSVP here.

If want to help the victims of the Orlando shooting, you can give blood through the Red Cross, or donate to their GoFundMe page.

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