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BRATTLEBORO — Under a banner that reads, “Holding a Space of Loving Kindness for All Living Beings,” local advocates will conduct a silent vigil on Wednesday, June 16, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Wells Fountain, at the junction of Putney Road and Main Street (Route 30).

“Our purpose is to serve as a living reminder of the inherent goodness of each one of us, as well as our inextricable connection with one another,” according to organizer Tim Stevenson.

For a few minutes or the entire hour, all are welcome to join in extending sentiments of loving kindness to all living beings: to family and friends, neighbors and strangers, kindred spirits and adversaries, human and non-human beings, alike. And to ourselves, as well. People may choose to stand, kneel, or sit in a chair they bring.

Everyone is asked to wear a mask and observe social distancing.

For more information and to be on the mailing list for future vigils, contact Tim Stevenson at bereal@vermontel.net.