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Va. Spiritual Group Mourns Members Killed In India

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Va. Spiritual Group Mourns Members Killed In India

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Va. Spiritual Group Mourns Members Killed In India

Va. Spiritual Group Mourns Members Killed In India

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Alan Scherr, 58, and his daughter Naomi, 13, were shot and killed when gunmen opened fire in the cafe at the Oberoi hotel in Mumbai Wednesday. Twenty-five members of the Synchronicity Foundation — a meditation retreat center in rural Faber, Va. — had traveled to Mumbai for a tour of local ashrams.

Alan Scherr was the tour guide for the group, which included its guru, Master Charles Cannon. As Bobbie Garvey, a spokesperson for the Synchronicity Foundation, tells Michele Norris, Naomi Scherr had hoped to use the trip as the basis for the essay portion of college applications.