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Human Embrace Event draws 2,000 people

Human Embrace Event

Written By Alyx Dote/KVOA.com TUCSON– Sunday, 2,000 community members arrived at Hi Corbett Field to be a part of this year’s Human Embrace Event.  Sunday marked the six-year anniversary of the January 8, 2011 mass shooting that left six people dead…

Human Embrace Event January 8, 2017

More than 2,000 people gathered to remember the shooting tragedy of Jan. 8, 2011 and form a human symbol called Embrace. Six people were killed and thirteen others were wounded that day as Congresswoman Giffords was holding a Congress on Your Corner for her constituents. The human Embrace represents how our community came together following the shooting and embraced all of us who were there that horrific day. We will be eternally grateful for the compassion, good will, prayers and support we received then and continues now.