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Island vigil honors victims of Tennessee church shooting

With their fingers touching and shoulders pressed, about 60 people bowed their heads in downtown Winslow to affirm that the violence that tore through a Tennessee church can be overcome, one pair of joined hands at time.

“Feeling the touch of another person who is not going to hurt you and who is going to care for you, we pray that the compassion here will spread into the world,” said Cedars Unitarian Universalist Church co-minister Barbara ten Hove at the City Hall plaza Tuesday evening. “It’s a baby step, but it is important.”

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