More than 1,000 people rallied under the rainbow and American flags outside Faces nightclub last Sunday in a show of community support for the victims of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
More than 1,000 people rallied under the rainbow and American flags outside Faces nightclub last Sunday in a show of community support for the victims of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
More than 1,000 people rallied under the rainbow and American flags outside Faces nightclub last Sunday in a show of community support for the victims of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

Orlando massacre took more than lives, it took innocence

June 18, 2016 11:00 AM

UPDATED June 18, 2016 11:00 AM

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

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