A City United

Orlando magazine photo editor Roberto Gonzalez captures in images how our city responded with love, resilience and unity in the days after the Pulse tragedy.

Clergyman Robin Gordon, who traveled from Oregon, comforts Jennifer Spurlin at the memorial near Orlando Health

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Mourners at the Dr. Phillips Center vigil

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Some of the thousands who lined up to give blood at OneBlood, just hours after the shooting

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Outside Pulse nightclub, a group from Hawaii unveils a mile-long lei representing the weaving together of cultures

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Family and friends of Amanda Alvear, who died in the Pulse shooting, grieve at the Dr. Phillips Center vigil

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At the Zebra Coalition, Earl Johnson oversees a crisis hotline phone bank as Rich Paul and Johnnie Kramer take calls

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Near Orlando Health, Melissa Gonzalez Torres sits beside a cross made for her cousin Geraldo Ortiz-Jimenez

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Memorial luminarias at Lake Eola

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Some of the Orlando Health trauma surgeons who treated the victims. Front: Mike Cheatham, Chadwick Smith, Marc Levy. Back: Howard Smith, William Havron, Matt Lube, Joseph Ibrahim

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Scenes from the Lake Eola vigil

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Scenes from the Lake Eola vigil

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Scenes from the Lake Eola vigil

See our "Best of Us" Essay by Michael Mcleod, Photography by Roberto Gonzalez

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