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Impromptu worship in Aurora


On Saturday evening, July 21, on the corner across the street from the Aurora Century 16 movie theaters, where a makeshift memorial to the shooting victims has sprung up, a group of people gathered to pray and sing praise songs:

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Sarah Padbury
Sarah Padbury

Sarah is a writer, editor, and adoption advocate. She is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute's mid-career course. Sarah and her husband live with their six teenagers in Castle Rock, Colo.


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