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Candlelight vigil at George Floyd's high school in Houston

Local residents and alumni of Yates high school raise their hands in solidarity during a vigil honoring George Floyd on the field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8.  
 REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local residents and alumni of Yates high school raise their hands in solidarity during a vigil honoring George Floyd on the field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local residents and alumni of Yates high school raise their hands in solidarity during a vigil honoring George Floyd on the field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Alex Vidale, 12, lights a candle as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Alex Vidale, 12, lights a candle as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Alex Vidale, 12, lights a candle as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Yates high school alumni Dida Hands takes part in vigil honoring George Floyd on the football field where Floyd played football in Houston, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Yates high school alumni Dida Hands takes part in vigil honoring George Floyd on the football field where Floyd played football in Houston, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Yates high school alumni Dida Hands takes part in vigil honoring George Floyd on the football field where Floyd played football in Houston, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Karolyn Williams, a alumni of Yates high school, holds a sign while taking part in a vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Karolyn Williams, a alumni of Yates high school, holds a sign while taking part in a vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Karolyn Williams, a alumni of Yates high school, holds a sign while taking part in a vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Camrahn Johnson wipes a tear as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd in Houston, Texas, June 8.  
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Camrahn Johnson wipes a tear as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Camrahn Johnson wipes a tear as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Local residents and alumni of Yates high school take part in a candlelight vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local residents and alumni of Yates high school take part in a candlelight vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local residents and alumni of Yates high school take part in a candlelight vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Genesis, 7, holds onto her mother Alisha as they take part in a vigil honoring George Floyd at Yates high school in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif  

Genesis, 7, holds onto her mother Alisha as they take part in a vigil honoring George Floyd at Yates high school in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif  

Genesis, 7, holds onto her mother Alisha as they take part in a vigil honoring George Floyd at Yates high school in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif  
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Krystel Johnson, 26, poses for a portrait as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare    

Krystel Johnson, 26, poses for a portrait as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare    

Krystel Johnson, 26, poses for a portrait as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare    
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A man raises a fist as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A man raises a fist as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A man raises a fist as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A woman takes her mask off as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A woman takes her mask off as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A woman takes her mask off as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Candles are lit as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd  at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Candles are lit as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Candles are lit as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo poses for a selfie as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo poses for a selfie as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo poses for a selfie as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Yates high school alumni Camrahn Johnson (L) and Shana Miles hold up their hands during a vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Yates high school alumni Camrahn Johnson (L) and Shana Miles hold up their hands during a vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Yates high school alumni Camrahn Johnson (L) and Shana Miles hold up their hands during a vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, U.S. June 8.   REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, U.S. June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

People attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas, U.S. June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A child sits on the track as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A child sits on the track as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A child sits on the track as hundreds attend a vigil for George Floyd at Jack Yates High School in Houston, June 8.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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Local resident Sariah, 13, raises her hand during a vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local resident Sariah, 13, raises her hand during a vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Local resident Sariah, 13, raises her hand during a vigil honoring George Floyd on the high school field he played football in Houston, Texas, June 8. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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