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Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Community of Lights joins the vigil honoring bombing victims of the Boston Marathon.  Our thoughts and prayers go out for those who lost their lives and who were injured and are fighting for their lives as well as for their loved ones, families and friends.

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In Loving Memory

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Call it a non-traditional tribute to a fallen Marine, but for Gold Star mother Amy Wolfe, it's the perfect, personal way to honor her son.  Wolfe, the artistic director of the Manassas Ballet Theatre in Manassas, Va., will stage a four-movement dance tribute in memory of Lance Cpl. Colin Wolfe, an infantryman with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, who was killed at 18 while deployed to Iraq in 2006.

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Lance Cpl. Wolfe made the decision to join the Marine Corps as he watched the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when he was just 14.  His mother said his years of ballet conditioning — begun when he was just two and a half — gave him extra strength when he entered the fleet. In training, she said, he was once the only Marine to finish a 15-mile run without taking off his pack.

 

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Robert James Magnin

February 6, 1961-April 5th, 2010

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    A gunman has killed 21 children and six adults at an elementary school in the US state of Connecticut. The killer at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, was a 20-year-old son of a teacher. He is thought to have killed her before the attack. It is one of the worst-ever US school shootings, with a toll close to the 32 who died at Virginia Tech in 2007. Adam Lanza, a 20 year old is believed to have killed his mother, Nancy Lanza, at her home before heading to Sandy Hook school. 

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    Police Lt Paul Vance said 18 children were pronounced dead at the school, and two died after being taken to hospital. Six adults were also killed, and the gunman died at the scene, apparently after shooting himself.

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    A letter written by famed physicist Albert Einstein, which contains in it his views on God and the Bible, is expected to fetch millions of dollars in an online auction in October, 2012.

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    "The word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation no matter how subtle can (for me) change this," the letter states, according to an English translation by Joan Stambaugh as found on the auctioneer's Ebay page.