Casualties

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Opinion: Crime

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In the city of Chicago, the following people were killed by violence between July 26 and Aug. 6:

Darron Thomas, 32; David Moreno, 16; Kenneth J. Wallace, 35; an 18-year-old man whose name was not released; Alprentiss Nash, 40; Jesse M. Diaz, 21; Taylor J. Lewis, 35; Honorio Hernandez, 23; Elton Blue, 21; two unidentified men in their early 20s; Adarius Hayes, 21; Briona O. White, 22; Paul King, 51; and William L. Drake, 20.

Please keep their families and others touched by violence in your thoughts and prayers — including the perpetrators whose acts of violence impact their lives as well.  

Submitted by Elizabeth Scanlon of the Unity Temple Unitarian/Universalist congregation where the names are read aloud at Sunday services.

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Rani Morrison from Oak Park  

Posted: August 19th, 2015 12:12 AM

Thank you to Ms. Scanlon and Unity Temple for always making the loss of life real; beyond the headline and numerical count. Real people are losing their lives, thank you for reminding us and offering our community an opportunity to acknowledge them.

Cormac Battle  

Posted: August 17th, 2015 12:18 AM

I will be keeping the families of these victims in my thoughts. I'll also be praying that the killers will be brought to justice, and that they'll receive the just punishment they deserve.

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