DETROIT (WXYZ) - In a city where too many people are dying in violent crimes, the community is coming together to stem the bloodshed.
Pastor Ovella Andreas organized “A Day of Peace And Healing” at Fellowship Chapel.
It was the culmination of her efforts to have the city officially recognize the 22nd of every month as a day of peace and healing.
Wednesday night’s event was filled with parents and friends who have lost loved ones to violence. One of those people in attendance was Gloria Mitchell, whose 18-year-old son was murdered by a 16-year-old back in February.
“For me as a mother just to know that somebody can just take someone's life for no reason is just, it's unbearable. It's like a part of me has been taken," said Gloria Mitchell.
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