Vigil Held in Dearborn to Honor Victims of Beirut Explosion


August 13, 2020

Lebanese Americans and Dearborn residents showed their support for Beirut victims of the massive explosion.

A candlelight vigil was held in Dearborn Friday evening, August 7, to honor the lives lost in a massive explosion in a Beirut port earlier in the week. The vigil was held in the parking lot of the Dearborn Police Department and allowed distressed Lebanese Americans along with other local residents to express their grief.

"The point of this evening is to show support, to stand heart to heart with our fellow Lebanese people who are suffering from what happened recently in Beirut," said the event's organizer, Hussein Hachem. "So many families are impacted...whether they lost a loved one, whether...

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