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Hundreds gather at the site where Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a Ferguson Police officer during a ceremony marking the one year anniversary that touched off weeks of violence and riots in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2015. The ceremony included 4 1/2 minutes of silence, representing the 4 1/2 hours the body of Michael Brown laid in the street after being shot. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Minutes of Silence, March Mark Michael Brown Anniversary in Ferguson

A crowd of hundreds that had gathered to commemorate Brown began their silence at 12:02 p.m., the time he was killed, and the length of time was to symbolize the 4.5 hours that his body lay in the street after he was killed.

08/09/2015

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Silent Vow: MO Teen Gives Up Speaking For Lent

13-year-old Seneca boy hasn’t uttered a word since March 9.

04/06/2011

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