Pedestrian Strip Becomes Canvas of Support in Brussels

March 22, 2016 7:53 PM

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A pedestrian strip outside the stock exchange in Brussels became a colorful canvas of support and defiance after Tuesday's deadly bombings as those wanting to show solidarity chalked messages in everything from local French to Asian script.

A few thousand people were gathered at Brussels' Place de la Bourse late Tuesday to draw more messages and lay candles. One group broke into Edith Piaf's "Hymne a L'amour" (Hymn to Love) as onlookers applauded. Many of the drawings were joyous, with slogans like "spread love," ''Live and Let Live" a...

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