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Across America, silent vigils in Michael Brown's memory

In cities large and small, people across America came together to silently remember Michael Brown, a teen none knew in life but whose death sparked a wave of unrest in his Missouri hometown and raised questions about racial profiling and police militarization.

Attendees wore red ribbons to honor Brown, 18, at Thursday evening rallies from Maine to Michigan, Florida to New York, Vermont, Colorado and California.

Many shared their stories of alleged police brutality, and called for a new compact between officers and civilians.