Vigil held to remember Cape Breton woman, who died alone and outside

Friends say Eleanor Marie Young, 21, had hard life growing up, but managed to remain cheerful

CBC NewsTom Ayers

Eleanor Marie Young was 21 years old when she was found dead along an embankment of Wentworth Creek in the woods of Sydney, N.S., on Monday.

But her loss did not go unnoticed. More than 200 people attended a vigil in her honour Thursday.

Despite the sadness, grief and anger at her death, family friend Danielle Bernard said she was glad to have an opportunity to gather with others and talk about Young.

"It's not hard, it's actually heartwarming because she was failed so profoundly," Bernard said. "…

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Vigil held to remember Cape Breton woman, who died alone and outside

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CBC NewsTom Ayers, Posted: Sep 15, 2023 10:43 AM EDT | Last Updated: 7 minutes ago
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