Hundreds of people gathered at this vigil for Zahra Baker. She would have been 11 on tuesday and her picture loomed large on a stage with flowers from all over the country. and cards that said rest in peace to the sweet girl. Many here talked about Zahra as a girl they will never forget. the candles, balloons and flowers all serve as tender reinders of the love for a little girl most did not know. But there is anger here too. Residents wonder when charges will be filed in the murder of a little girl they have grown to love. On a day where Zahra should have had birthday candles of celebration-she had this. a community full of sadness and a eulogy delivered by the chief of police. He talked to relatives from Australia. They told him Zahra would hop around at the hospital on one leg after the other was amputated due to cancer and cheer up other kids. The sweet smile she is known for now is how she will be remembered always. There were calls for justice here but officials did not respond. It was a very public way for people here to let the officials know, they want answers and accountabilty for the murder of Zahra Baker.
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