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PHOTOS: New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu quake

A child is seen with a sign in remembrance of the victims of the earthquake in Nepal. Mourners use candles to spell out "Pray for Nepal"  to pay tribute to the victims of the  Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.New York’s Nepalese pay tribute to victims of Kathmandu earthquake.

Hundreds of New Yorkers, many of them Nepalese, gathered in Queens over the weekend to honor the more than 2,500 people killed by a massive earthquake in Kathmandu.

Mourners lit candles Saturday and left flowers on 37 th Road in Jackson Heights. Last night, residents with Nepalese roots were expected to hold a fundraiser there to help in the quake’s deadly aftermath.

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I you wish to help the recover efforts there are several international orginaztions and charities to donate to. Click on the orginzation to find out how you can help.

Red Cross

Doctors Without Borders

UNICEF

Habitat for Humanity

AmeriCares

All photos by Carlos Llamas.

 

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