Vigil held in Southlake for Virginia car attack victims

Around 100 people gathered in Southlake, northwest of Dallas, Sunday night to show their support for the woman who was killed in Virginia the day before and for those who were injured. They were also there to denounce hate groups like The White Nationalists.

People from across DFW gathered at Southlake Town Center to sing and pray.

Buddy Luce organized what he says is a show of solidarity, in support of the people who protested the white supremacists in Charlottesville.

"People are reaching a breaking of what's going on in America today," he said.

Sandi Hebley lives in Dallas, and says she felt a need to surround herself with people expressing love, not hate, "When I heard what happened in Charlottesville, my heart went out to those people, especially the folks that lost their daughter."

"It just blew me away. I couldn't believe that this is 2017 and this is still going on," said Tujuana Giles.

Vigil attendees say their gathering gives a better depiction of the United States than the violence seen in Charlottesville over the weekend.

"It says there are plenty of us here who would rather love our neighbors than hate them," said Sandi Hebley.

Another group of North Texans also gathered Sunday night at Lee Park in Dallas. There is an active petition to remove a monument there to Confederate general Robert E. Lee.

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