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Wednesday June 15, Our World In Pictures

June 15, 2016 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Courtesy of New York Methodist
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BROOKLYN — Milestone in Brooklyn Methodist Hospital: A fourth-generation baby was born at New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) on April 17, when Phyllis (left) and Richard Pagnotta (center) welcomed baby girl ToniMarie into the world. ToniMarie’s father, Richard, was born at NYM in 1983; her grandmother, Toni Pagnotta (right), was born at NYM in 1954; and her late great-grandmother, Winifred Ruggiero, was born at NYM exactly a century ago this year.

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Town Hall Discusses LGBTQ Issues: BRIC, in collaboration with Housing Works, hosted a town hall on Tuesday night to discuss issues affecting the LGBTQ community. The event was part of BRIC TV’s #BHeard series. From left: Brian Vines, senior correspondent, BRIC TV; Meredith Talisman, LGBT staff writer at Buzzfeed News; NYC Councilmember Ritchie Torres (Bronx); Kiara St. James, Housing Works and New York Trans Advocacy Group (NYTAG); Carl Siciliano, executive director, The Ali Forney Center; and Professor Katherine Franke, director, Columbia University Center for Gender & Sexuality Law.

INDIA — Second International Yoga Day Approaching: Muslim students practice yoga ahead of International Yoga Day celebrations at a school in Ahmadabad on Wednesday. The second International Yoga Day will be celebrated on June 21, when thousands of people across the country will join as Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads a yoga session in the northern city of Chandigarh.

FLORIDA — Losses Remain Heavy for Loved Ones: Glorymar Soto, bottom left, lays a flower at makeshift memorial to the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting at Pulse nightclub. She is joined by Natividad Rivera (not pictured), Christian Caballero (center) and Felipe Soto as they mourn the loss of their friend Javier Jorge-Reyes on Tuesday in Orlando.


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