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Walker: Sikhs show response to hate is love

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OAK CREEK (AP) -

 

Gov. Scott Walker says the Sikh community has shown everyone that the best way to respond to hate is with love.

Walker addressed hundreds of mourners gathered at a memorial service for the Sikh temple shooting victims at Oak Creek High School Friday. The governor told Sikhs that "we mourn with you, we pray with you, we support you."

Somber mourners, wearing scarves on their heads in the Sikh tradition, earlier greeted the families of the six victims with hugs. Six open caskets stand inside the gym with individual flowers on the bodies and a bouquet on the floor. A large video screen flashes photos of those killed and injured.

Beside the six killed Sunday at the Oak Creek Sikh temple, four others were injured, including one man who remains in critical condition.

 

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