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At site of Ethiopian plane crash, a pilgrimage of grief

 

March 14, 2019



HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — In Ethiopia, an ancient land of pilgrimage, people are making a grim, new journey of grief.

One by one, friends and families of the 157 people killed on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 came to the crash site Wednesday with quiet offerings to the dead.

Photographs. Heartfelt notes. Bouquets.

They were placed under a makeshift, bright green floral arch, in striking contrast to the arid land. White roses were plucked from a bucket and placed in a slender frame that wavered in the wind.

Some of the relatives staggered with sorrow.

One man was supported by others as he cr...



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