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Minneapolis Tries to Heal (A Story In Photos)

 

June 2, 2020

 

Even a week after the tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, hundreds of people continued to gather peacefully at the exact intersection where he died. There were many vendors from the community who offered free meals and water to those who participated in the protest. It appears that the healing has already begun.

 

by Ethen Kim Lieser

 

1: A local church group offers free hot dogs and water to protesters in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

2: Local residents gather to chat at an empty gas station near where George Floyd died in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

3: Local residents wait in line at a grocery store that is giving away free food in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

4: A bus serves as a makeshift medical tent for protesters in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

5: A local resident cooks chicken to give out to protesters in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

6: A child walks with a priest during a protest in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

7: A local community group gets ready to hand out free food and drinks to protesters in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

8: Hundreds of protesters kneel to pray during a protest in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

9: Children help out in providing free food and drinks to protesters in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

10: Local restaurants offer free food and drinks to protesters in Minneapolis on June 2. Photo by Ethen Kim Lieser

Ethen Kim Lieser is a Science and Tech Editor who has held posts at Google, The Korea Herald, Lincoln Journal Star, AsianWeek and Arirang TV. He currently resides in Minneapolis.

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