ORLANDO, Fla. — Wednesday marks three years since a gunman murdered 49 people, injured 53 others and traumatized hundreds more at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.
Survivors, victims' relatives, first responders and residents will gather Wednesday for a series of events to celebrate the lives of those who died in the June 12, 2016, mass shooting.
Tolling of the bells
Bells were tolled 49 times, beginning at noon, to commemorate the life of each person who died in the shootings at the gay nightclub.
The third annual remembrance ceremony was held at the shuttered club from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Who we lost
West Esther Street will be closed between South Lucerne Terrace and South Orange Avenue from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The right southbound lane of South Orange Avenue between West Kaley and West Harding streets will also be closed during those hours.
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