A day of remembrance
Published 9:16 am Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Third Ward Councilor George Marin, pastor of Grace Christian Church, leads participants in prayer Tuesday during a memorial service for World Suicide Prevention Day. The service was sponsored by the Albert Lea Human Rights Commission. About 35 people attended. –Sarah Stultz/Albert Lea Tribune
Participants at a memorial service at Central Park Tuesday light candles for World Suicide Prevention Day.
Jill Marin, Albert Lea school board member and wife of Third Ward Councilor George Marin, speaks Tuesday about the loss of her brother at the age of 16 to suicide during a memorial service at Central Park.
Julie Pearson, center, and her daughter Jackie Medd, right, listen to a poem at Central Park. They are commemorating the ninth-anniversary of the suicide of Pearson’s son, Joshua Medd, on Friday.