RW4P Held Memorial Day Vigil

Some of the participants gathered around the field of flags. Foreground: A flag honoring Mahmoud Hamed Talba, 13.

 

Nobody is a number and everybody has a name.

Each of seventy-two white flags displayed the name and age of a child killed during the latest Gaza war. Gathered Monday afternoon in a church yard, participants read the names and ages. When all had been read out, the people processed silently to the side of the church to plant the flags on a lawn.

Rochester Witness for Palestine organized the event on May 31 at Irondequoit United Church of Christ. Officiating were Rev. Loren McGrail, pastor of Irondequoit UCC, and Rev. Richard Myers, pastor emeritus of Immanuel Baptist Church in Rochester NY.

Participants also brought children’s toys to decorate a memorial altar.

The flags remain on display on the Ganado Road side of the church until Wednesday June 2.

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