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KSDK – It's become a solemn New Year's tradition in St. Louis: remembering the victims of violence.

The names of all the murder victims in St. Louis City and County were read allowed Tuesday at Williams Temple Church of God in Christ.

In 2013, 120 people were killed in St. Louis alone – an increase over the year before.

Instead of focusing on those numbers, however, organizers chose to focus on the names of the victims and the loved ones who are still hurting.