Knoxville City-County Building Christmas tree remembering victims of violent crimes on display

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Hope for Victims Remembrance Tree is now on display in the City-County Building.

The tree is a holiday memorial for victims of homicide. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the names of the victims were read without a crowd.

The holidays can be an especially hard time for families who’ve lost a loved one to a violent crime.

The memorial is to not only remember victims, but to also celebrate their lives.

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