Friday, October 07, 2011

Peace vigil endures

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After ten years of war in Afghanistan, they are still showing up to stand silently for one hour on Thursdays beside the tall, cold, glass and steel old Federal Building.

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Quakers have been there from the beginning.

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The Episcopal Peace Fellowship has also been faithful. Bishop Marc Andrus joined the little band yesterday.

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Supervisor and mayoral candidate John Avalos turned out to deliver a commendation from the entire Board. The city recognizes this faithful witness is emblematic of our city's values (on our better days.)

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Although founder Markley Morris has "retired" from the vigil, he is still a smiling presence, plying passersby with flyers.

2 comments:

sfmike said...

Thanks for this. I couldn't make it because of work, but it doesn't matter somehow, since your photos are exquisite.

SUSAN RUSSELL said...

Brilliant!

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