Country Remembers Victims Year After Orlando Nightclub Shooting

In the deadliest mass shooting in American history, 49 people were killed at Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016. One year later, people and organizations around the country held events and services to remember the victims.

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(Left-Right) Michael and Zachary Houston from Boston, MA, celebrate their one year anniversary by attending the the March for Equality in Washington, DC, June 11, 2017.
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Nathan Ward and Amrafel Rodriguez (L-R) visit the memorial to the victims of the mass shooting setup around the Pulse gay nightclub one day before the one year anniversary of the shooting on June 11, 2017, in Orlando, Florida.
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Orlando Pride Supporters march on the anniversary of the Pulse Shooting during the WPSL soccer match between the Orlando Pride and the Boston Breakers on June 3rd, 2017, at Orlando City Stadium in Orlando, Florida.
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Marchers gather under a large rainbow flag at the start of the March for Equality in Washington, DC, June 11, 2017.
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Marchers pass the White House during the March for Equality in Washington, DC, June 11, 2017.
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Jose Ramirez who survived the mass shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub reacts as he visits the site one year after the shooting on June 12, 2017, in Orlando, Florida.
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World-renowned artist Megan Geckler unveils "49" at the Human Rights Campaign on June 9, 2017, in Washington, D.C., transforming its headquarters into a beacon of hope and resilience in honor of Pride and the one-year mark of the deadly attack at the Pulse Nightclub.
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Gil Mendez, of San Francisco, holds a sign to honor the victims of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, as he marches during the Equality March for Unity and Pride in Washington, June 11, 2017.
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Teresa Jacobs, Mayor of Orange County, Florida, looks over artifacts left as memorials in the wake of the Pulse nightclub shootings, at the History Center in Orlando, Florida on June 9, 2017. The memorial items are being preserved and will be displayed in the 'One Orlando Collection' at the center, along with a digital gallery, as a historical record for current and future generations.
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Activists hold a banner in front of the Pulse nightclub site after a news conference in Orlando, Florida. The owner of the Pulse nightclub said the site will become a memorial and a museum to honor the 49 people who were killed and the dozens more who were injured.
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Pulse sympathizers dressed as angels stand in front of the Pulse nightclub site, May 4, 2017, in Orlando, Florida.
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Christopher Cuevas, founder of the support group QLatinx, spends time at Lake Eola park in downtown Orlando, Florida. A year after the Pulse Nightclub shooting, the city's gay Latinos are trying to build up their community by forming support groups, seeking seats at the tables of power and creating a foundation to champion gays and Latinos.
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A visitor stands at the memorial to the victims of the mass shooting setup around the Pulse gay nightclub one day before the one year anniversary of the shooting on June 11, 2017, in Orlando, Florida.
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Marchers at the start of the March for Equality in Washington, DC, June 11, 2017.
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A museum goer looks at a painting by artist Luis Cruz Azaceta titled "ORLANDO," which commemorates the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, at the American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora, May 4, 2017, in Miami. The pop art painting is punctuated by 49 dots, each honoring a life lost in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The painting is part of a larger exhibition by the Cuban-born artist titled Dictators, Terrorism, War and Exiles.
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Brian McDonald, visiting from Frankfort, Kentucky, writes a personal message on a section of the makeshift memorial outside the Pulse nightclub on June 9, 2017.
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Isaac Zralii and Andi Miller (L-R) visit the memorial to the victims of the mass shooting setup around the Pulse gay nightclub on June 11, 2017, in Orlando, Florida.
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