'We stand here in a great city': Tony Walsh affirms the spirit of Manchester with poem at vigil for bombing victims

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Leading performance poet Tony Walsh affirmed the indomitable spirit of the city of Manchester at a vigil on Tuesday in memory of the victims of Monday night’s terrorist bombing after a pop concert at Manchester Arena. The vigil was held in Manchester’s Albert Square. Shortly after a five-minute silence held at 6pm, Tony read his poem about Manchester, ‘This Is The Place’, introducing it by saying: “We stand here in a truly gre...

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