When Tragedy Sparks A Remembrance

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Efforts are underway across Cleveland to mark the sites of tragedies that made headlines around the world.

On the east side of town, the former home of a serial killer is being transformed into a memorial garden to honor the lives of his victims.

On the west side, a more spontaneous shrine has appeared where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a rookie police officer.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, WCPN's David C. Barnett explores how a community uses public displays to help with grief and healing.


  • David C. Barnett, senior reporter and producer for WCPN. He tweets @DCBstream.

This segment aired on December 26, 2014.


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