The Manette Bridge was spanned by large crowds of people on Feb. 25 as people from the Kitsap community gathered to show support for incusivity and acceptance, and protest hate and fear.                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

The Manette Bridge was spanned by large crowds of people on Feb. 25 as people from the Kitsap community gathered to show support for incusivity and acceptance, and protest hate and fear. Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls | Photo Slideshow

BREMERTON — Crowds of people spanned the Manette Bridge starting at 1 p.m. Feb. 25 for the Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls vigil.

The vigil, organized by Brian Watson and Sally Jo Martine, was filled with people spreading a message of love, not hate, and inclusivity, not fear, and so many more.

As cars went by, a large majority honked in support, to the cheers and waves of the people standing in solidarity on the bridge.

To learn more about the vigil, read “Kitsap Builds Bridges, Not Walls: A vigil to show diversity support in our own community” and read the March 3 Central Kitsap Reporter for full coverage of the event.

All photos by Michelle Beahm

Michelle Beahm is the editor of KitsapDailyNews.com. She can be reached at mbeahm@soundpublishing.com.

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