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Martin Luther King III and Pastor Jynona Norwood Unveil
“Cherishing the Children Jonestown Memorial Wall”
with Families and Friends.
OAKLAND, Calif. (CBS SF/AP) — Ceremonies at a California cemetery marked the mass murders and suicides 40 years ago of 900 Americans orchestrated by the Rev. Jim Jones at a jungle settlement in Guyana, South America.
The remains of more than 400 Jonestown victims are buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland.
Visitors paid respects at a Jonestown memorial held in Oakland on Sunday. (CBS)
Jones’ adopted son Jim Jones Jr. and other former Peoples Temple members conducted a service Sunday at granite slabs bearing names of all 918 who died in Guyana on Nov. 18, 1978.
Inglewood Pastor Spearheads Memorial to Young Victims of Jonestown Tragedy
By Cora Jackson-Fossett
Published November 28, 2018, on lasentinel.net
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