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Photos: At Vigil, Burlington Mourns Orlando Shooting Victims 

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A large crowd marched through downtown Burlington on Monday evening to remember the victims of Sunday's shooting in a gay nightclub in Orlando. The shooting left 49 victims dead and many more injured.

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A crowd estimated at 1,500 to 2,000 gathers at the top of Church Street to mourn victims of Sunday's shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
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The gathering crowd
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Preparing to march
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A police officer escorts the crowd down Church Street.
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Burlington street band Brass Balagan led the silent crowd, playing somber ballads on horns and drums.
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Bernie Sanders and his wife, Jane O'Meara Sanders, joined the march flanked by their entourage of Secret Service officers.
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The crowd continues down Church Street.
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Police Chief Brandon del Pozo joined the march.
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Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger marched near the head of the parade.
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Longtime LGBT advocate Jason Lorber, Pride Center of Vermont executive director Kim Fountain, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Mayor Miro Weinberger
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Kim Fountain, the Pride Center of Vermont's executive director, speaks to the crowd gathered in City Hall Park.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders took the podium to raucous cheers from the crowd.
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Sanders assailed anti-Muslim sentiment and loose gun-control laws.
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Rylee Field, Miss Vermont 2016
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Members of the crowd listen to speeches in City Hall Park.
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A crowd estimated at 1,500 to 2,000 gathers at the top of Church Street to mourn victims of Sunday's shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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