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How to Support the Community of Aurora, Colorado

A gunman opened fire outside of a screening of The Dark Knight Rises last night, an unthinkable tragedy in Aurora, Colorado.

If you want to help the community, you can donate to the Colorado Red Cross–follow this link to donate. The Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) providing assistance in the tragedy as well.

The Huffington Post has collected more resources for helping the community, including Thrive With Confidence Foundation, the Denver Center For Crime Victims and the Aurora Mental Health Center.

We will use this page to collect ways you can help the victims and community of Aurora, Colorado during this difficult time. If you know of other organizations who will help the city recover, email GalleyCat the information.

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Writers Living in Japan Tweet About New Earthquake

This morning a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Japan once again, triggering tsunami alerts. We followed the quake through the Twitter feeds of writers living in Japan.

Author Jake Adelstein wrote: “‘I may have been shaken but I am not stirred. I will be the dry martini in a time of crisis.’ My Earthquake mantra.” Pamela wrote: “Trying for some shut-eye. May the rest of your night be non-earthshaking.”

Yesterday artist and blogger  posted a painted tribute (embedded above) to the earthquake-hit Aomori prefecture. Follow this link to donate to Red Cross earthquake and tsunami relief in Japan.