Ceremony honors 49 lost in Pulse massacre
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Pictures: Ceremony honors 49 lives lost at Pulse nightclub on 2-year anniversary

The Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversary of one of the worst mass shootings where 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)

Nancy Alvarez and Jorge Estevez of WFTV co-host the Pulse Remembrance Ceremony June 12, 2018. Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation.

 (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)

Barbara Poma,Owner of the Pulse nightclub delivers a message Tuesday, June 12, 2018 during a ceremony honoring 49 lost in Pulse massacre, tells survivors: ‘You are never alone’. Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation.

 (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs ,right, gives a hug to Pulse Nightclub owner Barbara Poma after Poma gave an emotional speech Tuesday night. Mayor Buddy Dyer applauds,3rd from right,. The Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversaryTuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event at where where 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
The Orlando Gay Chorus performs Tuesday, June 12, 2018 during the Pulse Remembrance ceremony. Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Anthony Testa, 31, of Sanford shows his support and love for his community as he attends the solemn 2 year anniversary event of the mass shooting that occurred at Pulse nightclub. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Jimmy D’Ambrosia, 56, of Countryside, Chicago attends the Pulse 2nd anniversary event. The Pulse nightclub marked the solemn 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting with a ceremony at the interim memorial. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Barbara Poma, Pulse Nightclub owner is hugged before the event Tuesday night. The Pulse nightclub marked the solemn 2 year anniversary Tuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event to honor the 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
People huddle under rainbow flags during a passing rain shower at Pulse nightclub during a ceremony on the 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Stephen Ronan, 25, Orlando used 49 candles to form each heart Tuesday night. The Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversaryTuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event at where where 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
The Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversary of one of the worst mass shootings where 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Jimmy D’Ambrosia, 56, of Countryside, Chicago attends the Pulse 2nd anniversary event. The Pulse nightclub marked the solemn 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting with a ceremony at the interim memorial. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)

A person attending the Pulse Remembrance ceremony holds a sign. Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation.

 (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Emotions ran high during a public ceremony at Pulse nightclub’s interim memorial that marked the solemn 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer addresses the public during the Pulse Remembrance ceremony June 12, 2018. Survivors and victims’ relatives are marking the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting with a remembrance ceremony, a run, art exhibits and litigation.

 (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Barbara Poma, owner of Pulse nightclub, wears a pin for the 49 victims killed two years ago at her nightclub. The Pulse nightclub marked the solemn 2 year anniversary with a ceremony at the interim memorial. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Emotions ran high during a public ceremony at Pulse nightclub’s interim memorial that marked the solemn 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Jimmy D’Ambrosia, 56, of Countryside, Chicago attends the Pulse 2nd anniversary event. The Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversaryTuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event at where where 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
A huge gathering assembled as the Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Huge crowds gather Tuesday night at the Pulse nightclub. The Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversaryTuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event at where where 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
A huge gathering assembled as the Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Invited guests,foreground and the public bow their heads during a prayer at the end of the event Tuesday night. The Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversaryTuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event at where where 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
People fill into Orange Ave. Tuesday night.The Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversaryTuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event at where where 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
Benjamin Kim, 7, Orlando places a flower at the interim memorial. The Pulse nightclub marked the solemn 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting with a ceremony honoring the 49 victims at the interim memorial. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
The Pulse nightclub marked the solemn 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting with a ceremony honoring the 49 victims at the interim memorial. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)

Ryan Allen, 29, of Cincinnati, Ohio,facing camera, from lovemustwin.org gives free hugs to the public visiting the interim Pulse nightclub memorial. The Pulse nightclub marked the solemn 2 year anniversary of the mass shooting with a ceremony honoring the 49 victims at the interim memorial. Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)

 (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
People visit the interim memorial at the Pulse nightclub. The Pulse nightclub marks the solemn 2 year anniversaryTuesday, June 12, 2018 during a public event at where where 49 people were killed and 53 people were injured in downtown Orlando. (Red Huber/Staff Photographer)  (Red Huber / Orlando Sentinel)
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