Memorial honors victims of random violence

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DENVER -- On Saturday of this Memorial Day weekend, a Denver man worked to make sure young victims of violence are not forgotten.

Eddie Armijo set up a memorial at the Sunken Gardens Park in front of West High School lined with crosses marked with the names and pictures of young people killed by gangs and other violence.

“We want to remember every one of these youth that have died, not just in gangs, but violently...from Columbine to everything that's happened,” Armijo says. “We're just trying to reach out to the community and to heal the community of Denver.”

Armijo's memorial contains the names of at least 900 crime victims.

He says he's working toward a day when he'll no longer have to add any more names.

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