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Pulse Memorial Now Open to the Public


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Visitors can reflect by the photo wall or write a message on the living memorial. Photo: Danielle Prieur

The Pulse memorial opened to the public today. Photo: Danielle Prieur

The interim memorial at Pulse is now open to the public. Owner Barbara Poma says a permanent museum will follow after planning wraps up at the end of the year.

“It’s overwhelming, I think I need to get past this and then take a deep breath. I need to get ready for June 12 which is remembrance week. They’re still hard at work getting ready for the next phase of this building.”

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Visitors to the memorial can interact with a photo wall made up of hundreds of pictures and write a message of remembrance on the living memorial under the Pulse nightclub sign.

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Danielle Prieur grew up listening to her grandfather’s stories of swimming across the Detroit River from Canada and many other adventures. She’s been into storytelling ever since. She studied writing at the University of Michigan. She trained in public radio at WDET’s Detroit newsroom, and is really excited ... Read Full Bio »

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