I was horrified, as I know all of you were, by the shooting at Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Knoxville. There will be time, somewhere down the road, to contemplate the level of hatred that could motivate one human being to attack and murder others over a difference in political philosophy. Right now, I’d like to share with you a first-person account written by Bekitty, a regular at Shakesville.
Bekitty is a member of the TVUUC and was present during the shooting. She lost two fellow congregants, one of whom was a close friend. Her story is powerful, conveying the terror of the moment, the dreadful pain and loss, and the wonder of a community that has and will continue to come together to care for each other and work toward healing.
Read it here.
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