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Brock University to hold vigil for 'Good Samaritan' student killed in Hamilton

Brock University to hold vigil for 'Good Samaritan' student killed in Hamilton
From Global News - December 7, 2017

Hundreds are expected to attend a vigil at Brock University for a student who was fatally shot in downtown Hamilton last weekend.

This just speaks to how incredible Yosif [Al Hasnawis] legacy is,said Zanab Jafry, with the universitys Student Justice Centre.

Yosif really seemed to have lived his life in the service of others and it seems thats also how he passed away.

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The fourth-year medical sciences student is working with a team to invite friends, family, students and the Hamilton community to pay their respects to Al Hasnawi.

The 19-year-old was killed while trying to defend a man who was being accosted near the Al Mustafa Islamic Centre on Main Street east last weekend.

Jafry says the vigil is a place to remember and to process the shock.

He had such relatable dreams.

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