Bloody Sunday families: ‘The memory of that day will never leave me’

Relatives of three of those killed hoping for closure 50 years after massacre in Derry

John Kelly, brother of Michael Kelly who was killed on Bloody Sunday in Derry’s Bogside in 1972. Michael was only 17 when he was killed. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

John Kelly, brother of Michael Kelly who was killed on Bloody Sunday in Derry’s Bogside in 1972. Michael was only 17 when he was killed. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Tomorrow morning John Kelly will retrace the steps he and his brother Michael took as they marched from Creggan to the Bogside on what became known as Bloody Sunday.

“It is important for me to do that for all those who died, and for the many thousands of people who aren’t here anymore, and I do think it will help me get through the day.”

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