Vigil held at WSU to pay tribute to the victims of the terror attacks in Paris

University students offered their prayers for France

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A vigil was held this Sunday evening at Westfield state University to pay tribute to the victims of the terror attacks in Paris.

The service began at 7 o’clock in the Ferst Interfaith Chapel at Westfield State University.

University students and community members came together to offer their prayers for France and the promotion for peace throughout our world. Those in attendance told 22News how much the tragedy has affected them despite it being so far away.

“Our hearts are broken and we in America can identify with how terrorism affects us and makes us hurt,” said Rev. Nancy Webb-Stroud.

Music was also played during the vigil by a guitar and a piano, in remembrance of those were lost Friday night.

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