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USA: Touching tribute to slain-teen Myers as thousands go silent01:29

USA: Touching tribute to slain-teen Myers as thousands go silent

United States, St Louis
October 13, 2014 at 04:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

Over a thousand protesters marched together to the St Louis University Sunday, where they met the parents of Vonderrit Myers, the young boy who was shot dead four days ago by a police officer off-duty.

As a sign of respect to the Myers family the whole crowd stayed silent for four minutes, before his father took the bullhorn and thanked the crowd and expressed his gratitude and love to supporters.

The crowd vowed to stay at the university all night, calling it the first action of Moral Monday, where groups and supporters will have several actions of civil disobedience.

USA: Touching tribute to slain-teen Myers as thousands go silent01:29
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Over a thousand protesters marched together to the St Louis University Sunday, where they met the parents of Vonderrit Myers, the young boy who was shot dead four days ago by a police officer off-duty.

As a sign of respect to the Myers family the whole crowd stayed silent for four minutes, before his father took the bullhorn and thanked the crowd and expressed his gratitude and love to supporters.

The crowd vowed to stay at the university all night, calling it the first action of Moral Monday, where groups and supporters will have several actions of civil disobedience.

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