Temple memorial to Parkland shooting victims to be burned

Credit: WPTV News | West Palm Beach
Published on May 19, 2019 - Duration: 01:29s

Temple memorial to Parkland shooting victims to be burned

A temple built as a memorial to the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting is to be burned to the ground in a symbolic gesture of healing.

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Temple memorial to Parkland shooting victims to be burned

TONIGHT AN ART PIECE THAT'SHELPED IN THE HEALING PROCESSAFTER THE PARKLAND SCHOOLSHOOTING WILL BE BURNEDASH.

WPTV NEWSCHANNEL 5'SJILLIAN IDLE IS LIVE WITH THESIGNIFICANCE BEHIND TONIGHT'CEREMONIAL BURNING.

JILLIAN?((JILL)) TANIA, JON UP UNTILJUST AN HOUR AGO PEOPLE HAVEBEEN STOPPING BY ONE LAST TIMETO REFLECT INSIDE THETEMPORARY TEMPLE THAT'S BEEN APLACE TO GRIEVE AND PAYTRIBUTE TO THE VICTIMS OMARJORY STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGSCHOOL.VO: 'TEMPLE OF TIME' ACROSSFROM THE Coral Springs CITYHALL WAS BUILT IN FEBRUARY 1YEAR AFTER THE MASSACRE.

THEARTIST SAYS THE WOODENSTRUCTURE WAS NEVER MEANT TOBE A PERMANENT.

THE ARTISTDAVID BEST-=HAS BEEN CREATINGART PIECES LIKE THISTHROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY FORNEARLY 20 YEARS NOW.

HE SAYSTHIS PIECE AND TONIGHT'SCEREMONIAL BURNING SERVES AS AMETAPHOR FOR MOVING BEYOND THEGRIEF OF THE PARKLAND SCHOOLSHOOTING.

SINCE FEBRUARYPEOPLE HAVE STOPPED BY HERE TOLEAVE NOTES, STUFFED ANIMALSAND FLOWERS.Dashawan Watson, communitymember 16:02:42 "It hurts tosee those things man you knowit really does to see howpeoples lives have beendivested by that but there'sgood that can come out of thesituations you know peopcoming together and broughttogether just to show how muwe care about our community"RIGHT NOW WE ARE WATCHING ASEVEN MORE PEOPLE CONTINUE TOWALK UP TO WHERE WE ARESTANDING THE CEREMONIAL FIIS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AT SUNDOWN THAT'S AROUND 7.

YOU CANCOUNT ON US TO BE HERE ANDBRING YOU THE LATEST TONIGHTAT 11.

LIVE RIGHT NOW IN CoralSprings, JILLIAN IDLE WPNC5.PORT ST.

LUCIE POLICE NEEDYOUR HELP TO FIND A "MISSINGAND ENDANGERED" 16- YEAR

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