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Thousands Attend Memorial Service for Chelsea King
Thousands Attend Memorial Service for Chelsea King

POWAY, Calif. -- Thousands attended a memorial service Saturday afternoon for Chelsea King, the 17-year-old girl whose body was found at Lake Hodges after she went missing while jogging near the lake. Students handed out around 8,000 sunflowers wrapped with blue ribbons, and dozens of doves were let go at the end of the nearly two-hour service at the Poway High School stadium. The program featured scanned images of papers that Chelsea posted on her bathroom mirror, with famous quotations in her own writing. One was from Eleanor Roosevelt: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." Family and friends spoke about Chelsea's big dreams, sense of...