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Widow of fallen officer pays her respects at memorial

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Widow of fallen officer pays her respects at memorial

By Stacey Gualandi. CREATED Jun 13, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- For four days people from all over have been bringing gifts to honor the memory of the victims from Sunday's attack.

"We realized the other night on TV, these men have been to our house. They helped us out with an accident. They were great. They were nice, needed to pay our respects," said Jane Rossman.

But Thursday was the first time that Officer Alyn Beck's widow went to see the amazing display of affection.

She arrived with many family members and friends. She exchanged hugs with police officers, read many of the messages left from total strangers and even talked with an eyewitness from the day of the attack.

Sheree Burns said she felt sadness, "I can't feel her grief but I feel the grief of watching what happened to them and now she has to deal with loss."

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This memorial has come to mean many things to many people, but now it's inspiring some to do more for their community. Some are talking about cleaning up trash and graffiti, while others like 17-year-old Jason Ramirez, want to become a cop despite what happened.

"Now I see that it's risky, but I know that I'll be doing good," said Ramirez.