“Family, friends and community gathered at a Houston high school for a memorial service in honor of Vanessa Guillen, a 20-year-old U.S. Army specialist who was brutally murdered in April.
“Massive crowds gathered at the Fort Hood soldier’s alma mater to pay their final respects in what’s expected to be an 8-hour public memorial service.
“The Catholic service will be streamed live from the Cesar Chavez High School, where there once was as a “passionate” high school athlete, school district officials said. She played soccer, ran track and cross country, and graduated in the top 15% of her class in 2018, according to her family.
“The Houston Independent School District said it was honored to host the memorial and noted that it “stands united” with the slain soldier’s family.”
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