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A year after slayings of Muslims, community seeks dialogue, harmony

On the cold night last February after Deah Barakat, his new wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, and her sister, Razan, were laid to rest, thousands of people gathered in the Brickyard at N.C. State University to hold a vigil and mourn the slain students’ loss. Defying a bitter wind that was too much for candle flames, the grieving held aloft their illumined mobile phones instead.