Among the 129 fatalities in the horrific and abominable terrorist attacks in Paris was Nohemi Gonzalez, a student at California State University, Long Beach, who was in Paris on a study abroad semester. Last night, hundreds gathered in Long Beach to honor her memory. The following account is taken from the CSU Long Beach website:
It was an emotional and moving sight on Sunday as hundreds of students and community members gathered at the University Student Union to mourn and honor Nohemi Gonzalez, the 23-year-old design student killed during the Paris attacks on November 13.
As grieving faculty, students and loved ones took to the podium to remember Gonzalez, known fondly as ‘Mimi’, a similar picture emerged – one of a sunny, positive and driven young woman who had an enormous impact on the Design Department, the university and the community.
Standing in testament to her influence, were…
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