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Hundreds Gather In Manito Park To Remember Gracie Snider

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Hundreds of people filled Manito Park Wednesday evening to remember Gracie Snider Hundreds of people filled Manito Park Wednesday evening to remember Gracie Snider
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It was an emotional evening Wednesday night as hundreds of people filled Manito Park to remember Gracie with a candlelight vigil. Friends, family, teammates, coaches, and even people who never knew Gracie, but still wanted to show their support showed up. 

Everyone at the vigil also sent their best wishes and prayers to Gracie's teammate and friend, Ayla James, who was critically injured in the crash. At last update, she is fighting for her life at Harborview in Seattle. 

Anyone wanting to help or offer support can send a message to the Spokane Foxes F.C. Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/SpokaneFoxesFC
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