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Mike Signer, mayor of Charlottesville at the time, checks his phone while waiting to speak days after Heather Heyer was killed during the Unite the Right rally in 2017. These days Signer travels the country presenting his city's experience as a cautionary tale. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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James Alex Fields Jr. was found guilty of killing Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Va., last year. Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail /AP hide caption

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Star Peterson was injured when a car rammed into a crowd in August, 2017, during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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As Trial Begins In Charlottesville Protest Death, Community Reflects

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