It already feels like the world has moved on.

As news coverage drifts to more timely topics, there is still so much trauma, pain and healing happening in my community. It was our own grocery store that was attacked, and any one of us could have been in the store that day.

This is a collection of work from the ongoing process of grieving with my neighbors and community after 10 of our own were killed at the King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado. The attack occurred at my own personal grocery store just a half mile from my house, and being out with my neighbors to document our pain, confusion and rebuilding is my own way of processing and making sense of this tragedy.

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"Yeah, I knew Denny. He was a year older than me at Fairview. I didn't talk to him much, but definitely saw him at lot at school and knew he was a really nice guy. He always wore this one leather jacket to school and I actually just got to meet the person that gave him that jacket. [...] I've been coming down here pretty much every day to make sure the candles stay lit."
'Love > Evil' reads the sign behind Jacque Velasco as she re-lights memorial candles in front of King Soopers after a rainstorm put them out. People like Jacque and the outpouring of love from this community have continued to give me strength and hope. As we parted ways, Jacque was struggling to get the lighter to ignite. It turned out her thumb had become too weak from constantly holding the fuel switch down.
CU Boulder Physics PhD students Noah Schlossberger (left) and Eric Morrill (right) install a copper memorial piece they built from spare parts in their physics laboratory. 
Publication in Sensi Magazine
with words by Robyn Griggs Lawrence

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