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7/7 bereaved mother: It is important people do not forget

The mother of one of the 52 killed in the 7/7 terror attacks says it is important "that people do not forget" and that there are lessons to be learned.

Mavis Hyman's daughter Miriam was sitting directly in front of Hasib Hussain when he detonated a bomb on the number 30 bus at Tavistock Square.

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Archbishop of Canterbury statement on 7/7 anniversary

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said: “Today, the survivors and families of the 7/7 London attacks continue the journey that those of Tunisia have just begun.

"Our hearts grieve with those who lost loved ones ten years ago, and with those so suddenly and cruelly bereaved less than a fortnight ago. We hold them all before God and our spirits call out to Christ to strengthen them.

“The perpetrators of the attacks in London sought to destroy and divide communities, and yet projects such as the Presence and Engagement Network and Near Neighbours, launched in the wake of 7/7, have shown the capacity of communities to come together as peacemakers –living together honestly and courageously, respecting each other’s right to live and worship freely.

“As we face this deep and long-term menace, let us continue to affirm our solidarity with one another, finding strength in the God who conquered evil when Jesus rose from the dead.”

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