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Faces of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy

47 victims remembered at local memorial mass

Last Updated: Aug. 29, 2013

On July 27, 2013, citizens of Lac-Mégantic, Que., gathered in the town's church for a memorial service commemorating the victims of the train derailment and resulting explosions on July 6.

The service began with a reading of the names of the 47 people on the official list of the deceased or presumed deceased. They ranged in age from four to 93.

CBC News and Radio-Canada have been compiling information about the victims as released by their families and the Quebec coroner's office.

The information below comes from interviews and social media postings by individuals in Lac-Mégantic.

Hover over the images to learn more about the people.

(Photos: Facebook, unless otherwise stated)

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