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Photos: Candlelight Vigil Held for Audrie Pott, Victim of Alleged Sexual-Assault, Cyberbullying

( [email protected] ) Apr 20, 2013 01:56 PM EDT
SARATOGA, Calif. - A candlelight vigil for Audrie Pott, the 15-year-old Saratoga High sophomore who committed suicide September after an alleged sexual assaulted and cyber-bulling, was held at the Saratoga High School. About a hundred supporter gathered giving their heart-felt condolences and support for the Pott family.
Classmates and teens from the Santa Clara county and supporters who came as far as Modesto held candlelight vigils in remembrance of Audrie Pott at Saratoga High School on April 19, 2013. (Gospel Herald)

SARATOGA, Calif. - A candlelight vigil for Audrie Pott, the 15-year-old Saratoga High sophomore who committed suicide September after an alleged sexual assaulted and cyber-bulling, was held at the Saratoga High School. About a hundred supporter gathered giving their heart-felt condolences and support for the Pott family.

Candle lights placed on the steps leading up plaza stage spell out Audrie's name at the candlelight vigil held at Saratoga High School on April 19, 2013. (Gospel Herald)

White poster boards hanging beneath the Saratoga High Falcons poster show words of condolences to Audrie Pott from fellow classmates after her suicide in September last year. (Gospel Herald)

Teenage girls sign the white boards in remembrance of Audrie Pott, a victim of alleged sexual-assault and bullying, at the candlelight vigil held at Saratoga High School on April 19, 2013.(Gospel Herald)

Family friends, classmates, and supporters held candlelight vigil for Audrie Pott at Saratoga High on April 19, 2013.(Gospel Herald)

Marian Pott, Audrie's aunt, thanked the high school students for showing up and hoped Audrie's death will lead to positive changes to those gathered at the candlelight vigil for Audrie at Saratoga High School on April 19, 2013.(Gospel Herald)

Jane, Audrie's cousin, read in tears a letter that she wrote to Audrie after her cousin committed suicide last September. (Gospel Herald)

Classmates and teens from the Santa Clara county and supporters who came as far as Modesto held candlelight vigils in remembrance of Audrie Pott at Saratoga High School on April 19, 2013.(Gospel Herald)

Lawrence Pott, Audrie's father, thanked everyone for their support that they've received since their daughter's death in September. Photo shows Lisa Pott(L-1), Audrie's stepmother, Sheila Pott(R-2), Audrie's mother, and Anthony Larman(R-1), Audrie's classmate and Audrie Pott Foundation's chief of tech.(Gospel Herald)

Classmates and teens from the Santa Clara area and supporters from throughout Bay Area held candlelight vigils in remembrance of Audrie Pott at Saratoga High School on April 19, 2013.(Gospel Herald)

A supporter encouraged those gathered to take action whenever they see signs of bullying however small or insignificant it may be, because it may just save a person's life. The candlelight vigil for Audrie Pott was held at Saratoga High on April 19, 2013.(Gospel Herald)

Audrie Pott's family listened participants share words of condolences and common experiences of teen suicide and bullying, and support to for their stand to enact legislation for tougher laws against sexual assault and cyberbullying by minors at the candlelight vigil held at Saratoga High on April 19, 2013.(Gospel Herald)

A student shared her experience of meeting Audrie Pott, whose kindness and loving spirit was an example that she respected and cherished. (Gospel Herald)