Bells will ring at noon yesterday in rememberence of the Orlando Pulse massacare.
A series of services took place to remember and honor the dead.
The shooting took place at 2am a year ago yesterday when gunman Omar Mateen shot and killed 49 people at the Orlando gay bar.
Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer said: ‘I realize that gathering here at this place, at this hour, is beyond difficult but I know the strength you’ve shown in the past year will carry you through the day and in the future.’
Gov. Rick Scott has ordered all US flags to be lowered to half staff and a rainbow flag to be put up at the Orange County building.
The first service in the morning was closed to the public but the victim’s families, survivors, city officisls and staff who worked at Pulse were in attendance.
This will be followed by another service at midday at Pulse. An evening service will take place in evening in downtown Orlando with a final service taking place at Pulse at night.
People dressed in white and angel wings appeared at the service with candles and soft music to help support the families of the victims.
The angels were also at the funerals of the victims to protect the families from picketing hate preachers with their wings.
Barbara Poma, owner of Pulse talked to the victim’s families during the private service.