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Remembering the six


LISA KING

Remembering the six

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THE PAIN IS still very real for the families and friends of the six women who died in the Campus Trendz fire four years ago.

​However, they said the effort to have scholarships and apprenticeships established in the names of their loved ones was a welcome idea.

They were speaking yesterday to the DAILY NATION in Heroes Square, The City, where a minute’s silence was held at noon to observe the tragedy’s fourth anniversary.

Cicely Harding, grandmother of Tiffany Harding, said she “was between two minds” as she left to attend the ceremony.

​“I was in New York and [came] in Monday and to face this, it really had me feel down, but this is what brings me here,” she said.

Harding said she raised Tiffany from a toddler and “cannot forget her because I had her from six months and she became like my daughter. When I look at the pictures I say, ‘Tiffany girl, I still love you’.”

Tiffany’s cousin Tracia Chase, who identified her body four years ago, was moved to tears.

​“It is really hard,” Chase said. “People think that it gets easier but really and truly it doesn’t. I just feel like ​it happened yesterday. Nothing has changed, not a second, minute, hour passes and we do not remember Tiffany.”

 

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