The Columbine Memorial is a small, paved park with a water feature near the entrance and, in the center, a circle of plaques names each victim. Steps out from the center circle, on a surrounding wall, carefully curated quotes from survivors, teachers, parents and former President Bill Clinton make the tragedy impossible to forget.
The Pulse nightclub still stands, nearly two years after a mass shooting at the once-vibrant spot in Orlando. The question now, though: what to do with it?
Charleston church’s pastor hopes memorial to the “Emanuel 9” will capture the city’s love and forgiveness.
When it came time for Virginia Tech to decide on a permanent memorial to the victims of a 2007 massacre, the answer “lied with what the students did that very first night.”
With a memorial due for completion in just a few short months, excitement in Aurora, Colorado, is gradually beginning to stifle the somber lingering of grief.