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Volunteers Continue Sorting Mementos After Charleston Church Shooting

Five months after nine black parishioners were gunned down at a Charleston church, volunteers continue the laborious job of sorting and cataloging thousands of letters, mementos and gifts that poured in after the tragedy. For weeks following the June 17 shootings, the sidewalk in front of Emanuel AME Church was a shrine with flowers, cards, balloons and candles. Additional cards, letters and other gifts flooded in through the mail. Since then a small group of archivists working for...

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