'Vigil of Remembrance for Peace' honors fallen soldiers

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CST; updated 7:59 a.m. CST, Wednesday, February 24, 2010
People gather to attend "Vigil of Remembrance for Peace" in front of the Boone County Courthouse on Tuesday. The vigil marks the deaths of 1,000 U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.

COLUMBIA — A small crowd of people stood outside the Boone County Courthouse on Tuesday evening to hold a "Vigil of Remembrance for Peace." The vigil aimed to honor the 1,000 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

Barbara Hawley holds a candle in remembrance of the thousand U.S. soldiers killed in the war in Afghanistan during a peace vigil outside the courthouse in Columbia on Tuesday.
Teri Sullivan participates in a "Vigil of Remembrance for Peace" held outside the courthouse on Tuesday.

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