Lindsey Wasson| Seattle Freelance Photographer | Oso Landslide | Photo 9


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Amy Danard, left, gets a hug from Teresa Wrzesinski as they remember those who have been lost at an Oso Victim's Relief Benefit at The Krosswalk in Arlington on Friday, March 28, 2014. Danard, who went to high school with Christina Jefferds, a resident confirmed dead, says she feels "Numb...It's my town and I know these people." Wrzesinski's daughter went to school with some of the children who were missing. "They found some of their bodies on Tuesday," she said. Locals Jennifer Starr and Kari O'Sullivan, who had planned to celebrate O'Sullivan's birthday at The Krosswalk, decided to turn their plans into a benefit instead. "It didn't feel right to just be celebrating," said O'Sullivan. "We just wanted to come together in a place of hope and caring," Starr said, to celebrate life and remember those who have been lost. At the end of the night, they had raised about $4500 in cash through admission, donations and raffles, as well as two truckloads of donations of clothing, blankets and other supplies. All of the proceeds will go towards helping families affected by the disaster. LINDSEY WASSON/THE SEATTLE TIMES