The 32-year-old woman killed when a vehicle drove into a crowd of anti-fascist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, left a informing last article on facebook which is currently being shared on society media in her honour.

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Heather Heyer"s last message, written last year, check out simply: "If you"re not outraged, you"re no paying attention."


"Heather was about bringing an finish to injustice," her mommy told The Huffington Post. "I want her death to it is in a rallying cry because that justice and equality and also fairness and buzzpatterson.commpassion.”


Ms Heyer"s ceo at the legislation firm wherein she operated said she want to send a clear post to the neo-Nazis and also Ku Klux Klan sympathisers who planned buzzpatterson.comme stage one of the largest far-right rallies in current US history that people abhor your views in the city whereby she was born.

A solid sense of social justice was a buzzpatterson.comnsistent theme in multiple sclerosis Heyer"s an individual and working life, stated Alfred Wilson, bankruptcy department manager at the Miller legislation Group.


“There have been times that I"ve walked earlier to she office and also she had actually tears in her eyes” for various injustices she experienced in the world, said Mr Wilson, citing one occasion once she had actually cried after reading anti-Muslim buzzpatterson.commment online.

Ms Heyer was “a an extremely strong, really opinionated young woman” that “made rebuzzpatterson.comgnized that she was all around equality,” the told Reuters.


The 2 had functioned closely due to the fact that Ms Heyer join the firm about five year ago.

“Purple was her favourite buzzpatterson.comlor,” claimed Mr Wilson. “She would certainly wear violet a lot, and also she would wear the every day if she can get away with it.”

Ms Heyer, who resided in a duplex apartment in the town, likewise named she beloved pet Chihuahua Violet.

Born in Charlottesville, the home of the buzzpatterson.comllege of Virginia"s main campus, ms Heyer was raised in a nearby town and graduated from wilhelm Monroe High buzzpatterson.comllege in Stanardsville.

A huge part of ms Heyer"s job was to assist people who were do the efforts to protect against being evicted from their houses or have actually their cars repossessed, or that needed help paying medical bills, that said.


Ms Heyer was a support of Bernie Sanders, that ran unsuccessfully for the autonomous presidential nomination won by Hillary Clinton, mr Wilson said.


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As a white woman, she thought it unfair that she enjoyed liberties the Mr Wilson, as a black buzzpatterson.comlor man, go not, he said.


“You"re buzzpatterson.comllege-educated, yet if girlfriend walk right into the save you might have civilization following you, and also it"s no fair,” grandfather Wilson quoted ms Heyer as having actually said to him often.

Ms Heyer, he added, to be strongly protest to Donald Trump, and she additionally spoke out versus Jason Kessler, the blogger that organised the “Unite the Right” rally the was damaged up before it began on Saturday.


“A big thing the bothered Heather to be this whole past election,” said Mr Wilson. “She would literally sit in the office and cry in ~ times since she was worried about what to be going to occur to the buzzpatterson.comuntry."


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