WASHINGTON — The brutal killings of nine people who welcomed a stranger into their midst to study the Bible unleashed a torrent of grief and anger.

And communities across the country are finding ways to work through it. For the members of Girl Trek, it means lacing up their sneakers, and walking through their communities: finding strength in themselves and each other.

GirlTrek is a national organization of 35,000, aimed at connecting black women in a network of health and fitness. But that isn’t limited to physical fitness, according to co-founder Vanessa Garrison.

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