We Shall Overcome

In Pictures: Faith, healing, and hope after Charleston

On June 17, the tragic events in Charleston shocked the nation. After Dylann Storm Roof took the lives of nine peaceful parishioners attending Wednesday night bible study service, the Charleston community took to the streets, offering both support and love. Yes, it is a story of mourning. But it is also a story of survival and healing, as these twenty images demonstrate.


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