“Thank you everybody, from the bottom my heart; you have no idea what this has done for me,” Koteya Hall, mother of Tierra, said as balloons drifted off into the sky. Friends, family members and strangers came to Vintage Church on Garett Road in Durham on Saturday evening, April 4, 2015, to remember the 17-year-old Jordan High School student found dead from head injuries a week ago. The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham held the vigil "to honor Tierra with our presence and prayers, to mourn with her family, friends and neighbors, and to affirm our common bond."
“Thank you everybody, from the bottom my heart; you have no idea what this has done for me,” Koteya Hall, mother of Tierra, said as balloons drifted off into the sky. Friends, family members and strangers came to Vintage Church on Garett Road in Durham on Saturday evening, April 4, 2015, to remember the 17-year-old Jordan High School student found dead from head injuries a week ago. The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham held the vigil "to honor Tierra with our presence and prayers, to mourn with her family, friends and neighbors, and to affirm our common bond." Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com
“Thank you everybody, from the bottom my heart; you have no idea what this has done for me,” Koteya Hall, mother of Tierra, said as balloons drifted off into the sky. Friends, family members and strangers came to Vintage Church on Garett Road in Durham on Saturday evening, April 4, 2015, to remember the 17-year-old Jordan High School student found dead from head injuries a week ago. The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham held the vigil "to honor Tierra with our presence and prayers, to mourn with her family, friends and neighbors, and to affirm our common bond." Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com

Durham community, family mourn slain Jordan High student at vigil

April 04, 2015 08:00 AM

UPDATED April 05, 2015 03:44 PM

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