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Arab, Muslim American blood donor's message on Orlando goes viral

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Above: Members of Orlando's Muslim and Arab American communities gathered with more than 10,000 people to show a strong, united front against hate, violence and terrorism at a vigil for Orlando on June 13, 2016. 

People across the country are coming together to heal, take a stand against hate and show support for the LGBTQ community following the violent attack in Orlando, Fla. on June 12, 2016, fueled by hate and homophobia, that took away so many innocent lives. (Read the full statement here.)

The Arab American Community Center of Florida (AACC), one of our member organizations, has been outspoken with their support, encouraging Arab and Muslim Americans to attend vigils, help the victims' families and donate blood.