A gathering has been organized for Sunday, Jan. 11, in the Fairhaven Village Green to support the people of France, who are reeling from a suspected terror attack this week in which 12 people were killed at the offices of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical newspaper.
The newspaper was targeted because of its satirical depictions of Islam.
Bellingham resident Megan Taylor is organizing the unity gathering, which is 3 to 4 p.m. at 1207 10th St.
On Sept. 11, 2001, the French people were among the first to gather and say, in solidarity with the U.S., “We are all Americans,” she said.
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Those at the Bellingham gathering will now do the same in their support of France, where President Francois Hollande will lead a unity rally in Paris on Sunday.