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In pictures: Lac-Mégantic unites to remember the missing

One week after 'The Train of Hell' derailed and exploded in Lac-Mégantic's downtown core, residents gather to remember lost loved ones.

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A photograph of one of the missing, Kevin Roy, 29, leans against a flower after being placed their by his mother, Lise Doyon, and her partner, Jeannot Labreque. It is near a small crossed placed there moments earlier by resident, Helene Draper. Fifty chimes from the church bell rang out slowly at noon in Lac-Mégantic, Que. on July 13, 2013.

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In a community that is coming together for strength, two women smile and clasp arms following a moment of silence at noon in Lac-Mégantic, Que. on July 13, 2013.

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Lise Doyon, and her partner, Jeannot Labreque, during the moment of silence at Ste-Agnès Church to remember those lost in the disaster, including Doyon's son, Kevin Roy.

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A woman and her daughter add their written thoughts on paper hearts to the growing number of items in the memorial at the altar of Ste-Agnès Church in Lac-Mégantic, Que. on July 13, 2013.

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A man reads some of the comments written onto paper hearts that as part of the growing memorial inside Ste-Agnès Church in Lac-Mégantic, Que on July 13, 2013.

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Hundreds of paper hearts collage together inside Ste-Agnès Church in Lac-Mégantic, Que. as residents host a memorial on July 13, 2013 one week after the fatal train explosions.

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Women look at some photographs among the items in a memorial at Ste-Agnès Church in Lac-Mégantic, Que. on July 13, 2013.

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Two women embrace inside Ste-Agnès Church in Lac-Mégantic, Que. on July 13, 2013.

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