SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - An emotional vigil was held in San Jose Friday night, to honor one of the victims of the Las Vegas massacre.
The vigil was held on the steps of City Hall, in honor of 32-year-old Michelle Vo.
She was a graduate of Independence High in San Jose and UC Davis. She was one of the 58 people killed in Las Vegas last Sunday.
A small crowd of about 100 people gathered, including family, friends, and elected officials, trying to find words that described the life of Michelle.
They came with pictures, candles, and love in their hearts.
Diane Hawkins, Michelle's sister, says, "She called me at one o'clock Sunday night but I was busy, I regret not picking up the phone."
Those who knew Michelle says she was full of live, loved to travel, and worked as an insurance agent in Los Angeles. They say she had a lot more to accomplish before her life was cut short by a random bullet in Las Vegas.
While Las Vegas mourns with the rest of the nation, San Jose's city hall rotunda was chosen for the vigil because it represents unity and strength. Friends and family put anger aside, choosing to focus on a bright light taken from the world so suddenly.
Hawkins says, "it feels like a dream, I want to wake up but it just never ends."