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UNC Remembers Students, Faculty

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CHAPEL HILL — It has been four months since afraternity house fire at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hillleft five dead on graduation day. Wednesday, for the first time, all UNCstudents were invited to a memorial service for those, and for otherstudents, faculty and staff members who passed away in the past year.

There was a special focus on the five who died in the Phi Gamma Deltahouse on Mothers' Day, although many students present Wednesday were noton campus at that time.

Organizers of the service say they hope this will help students to dealwith the May tragedy.

Many students who attended said they thought it would.

Chapel Hill Fire Chief Dan Jones says he won't be able to personally put the tragedy to rest until every fraternity and sorority house hassprinkler systems installed.

Many felt Wednesday's ceremony helped to bring closure to the painfulexperience.

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