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Sat Jun 11 2016 (Updated 06/13/16)
Keeping the Memory of Yanira Serrano Alive
Sat Jun 11 2016 (Updated 06/13/16)
Community Remembrance Marks Two Years Since Yanira Serrano was Killed by Sheriff's Deputy
On June 4, the family of Yanira Serrano was joined in the city of Half Moon Bay by a large community of friends and supporters to commemorate the two year mark since the 18-year-old was killed by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Menh Trieu. Also in attendance were the loved ones of two other victims killed by police in the Bay Area, Errol Chang and Antonio Guzman Lopez.

Yanira's brother, Tony Serrano Garcia, wrote in an event announcement that the community remembrance of Yanira would also focus on justice. "Everyone is invited to celebrate the life of my sister in commemoration of her second angelversary, in which not only will [we] celebrate her spirit and the beauty of who she was, but we will also let the county and corrupt system know that we are still hungry for justice. Yanira is in the heart of each and every one who still remembers her," he wrote.

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