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Parents of Trayvon Martin hold candlelight vigil to honor slain teenager year after his death

Posted at 1:19 PM, Feb 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-26 13:19:23-05

Tuesday marks the one year anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin.  His parents Sybrina Fulton, Tracy Martin and their Attorneys Benjamin Crump and Daryl Parks will attend a candlelight vigil in Union Square – Organized in partnership with JusticeTM.org and GlobalGrind.com.

Michael Skolnik, co-president of GlobalGrind.com stopped by to discuss tonight’s vigil and shed light on how Trayvon’s death has shed more light on the issue of gun violence.

To recognize the one-year anniversary, GlobalGrind is going to a look back at the year with an extensive timeline of events. To check it out, log onto www.globalgrind.com

VIGIL DETAILS

  • 6 p.m. – Gather in Union Square (South Plaza)
  • 7:17 p.m. – Moment of Silence

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Text JusticeTM to 50555 to donate $10.00 to The Miami Foundation for the benefit of the Trayvon Martin Foundation.