The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #38910   Message #550609
Posted By: Peg
15-Sep-01 - 01:05 AM
Thread Name: Americans Light a Candle Fri 14th 7p EST
Subject: RE: Americans Light a Candle Fri 14th 7p EST
I went to Harvard Square with a bunch of candles and handed them out to people. People lit up at 7 pm because the first emails said 7 pm and peole did not think about the time zone thing. I stood with a friend in a small group, in front of a restaurant which apparently encouraged the waitstaff to take part. When people who passed on the sidewalk saw the vigil they decided to stop and stand in silence...they also passed their candles along to others as they moved on. One guy tried to give my candle back and thanked me when I told him to light it again at 10 pm when the rest of thecountry joined in!