/ Modified feb 10, 2023 12:03 p.m.

January 8th Memorial

The January 8th Memorial Foundation and the Southern Arizona Heritage and Visitor Center created "The Embrace" to memorialize those involved in Tucson's tragic mass shooting 12 years ago.

January 8th is a day that Southern Arizonans will never forget. In the 12 years since that horrific event, the January 8th Memorial Foundation and the Southern Arizona Heritage and Visitor Center teamed up to establish "The Embrace" memorial, which is a tribute to remembrance and hope. It is housed at the old Pima County courthouse, which was once Tucson's civic center. It's now a place where visitors can come to remember those who were killed, those who survived, and those who were changed forever. As a symbol of how our community banded together and “embraced” one another in those days that followed, it is a place of remembrance, reflection, and inspiration.

Producer/Editor: John DeSoto Videographer: Nate Huffman, John DeSoto, Robert Lindberg

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