Emma Sky joins thousands in Trafalgar Square to celebrate the life of Jo Cox

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 22:  Poster boards showing a photograph of Jo Cox are seen during a memorial event for murdered Labour MP Jo Cox at Trafalger Square on June 22, 2016 in London, England. On what would have been her 42nd birthday, Labour MP Jo Cox is remembered worldwide in a series of #moreincommon events today. The Labour MP for Batley and Spen was shot and stabbed in the street on June 16 and later died. A fund set up in her name has raised over £1.23 M to date.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Today, thousands of friends and family of Jo Cox gathered in Trafalgar Square to celebrate her life.

I had never met Jo but she was a close friend of a number of my friends and we had corresponded over email on how to stop the bombing in Syria and to deliver humanitarian aid to the civilians affected there. And we had both supported the nomination for the Nobel peace prize of the White Helmets — unarmed Syrian volunteers who have been digging people out of rubble, providing first aid, rushing the wounded to hospitals and giving victims burials.

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