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BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Northeast Baltimore community is remembering a mother and her two children who were killed in a fire earlier this week.

There was a vigil held outside their home Saturday.

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The vigil was emotional.

“People, just, they’re angry, they’re sad,” family member Michael Moore said. “They’re everything.”

Dozens of grieving community members came together to remember Janice Williams and two of her children, Antwan, 12 and Aubrey, 7.

“The family, we’re slowly healing and this is a part of that process,” Moore said.

The fire happened at the family’s home on North Patterson Park Avenue Monday morning.

“We were all planning to do a big Thanksgiving to bring the family together and just to find out that her and the kids passed away, it was a hard pill to swallow,” family member Tionne Bratton-Bey said.

The family was having a sleepover when the fire started. Several other children were also inside the home.

Good Samaritans jumped in to save them. One of them rescued a baby from the flames.

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The mayor’s office presented that woman with a certificate for her bravery at the vigil.

“It’s beautiful to see the family come together, but it’s sad to see the emotion,” Moore said. “It’s so raw right now.”

With candles and prayers, community members and family remembered the three lives.

“Janice was the best mom,” Bratton-Bey said. “She did everything she could for her kids.”

They said they were taken too soon and unexpectedly right before the holidays.

“We just want everyone to know love you loved ones while they’re here,” Bratton-Bey said. “Tomorrow’s not promised for no one.”

Williams is survived by two other children.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The funeral for the family will be held next Saturday.

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A MUM explained that she was fed up of people laughing at her baby's name so she planned to ban those who didn't like it from seeing him.

She said that even her mother-in-law called her chosen moniker "awful".

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The mum named her six-week-old boy Brian but was annoyed that friends kept using nicknames instead of his actual name.

Taking to Mumsnet, she said: "He’s six weeks old and friends and family seem unable to call him by his actual name.

"They make up stupid names for him 'baby Bobo' for example, I’ve had people literally snigger when I say his name.


"My mother-in-law outright told us it’s an awful name for a baby and she can’t say it without laughing.

"I’ve told [my husband] I’m getting to the point where I feel if people can’t call him by his name maybe they shouldn’t be seeing him?!

"He thinks this is an overreaction and that I’m being too dramatic. They are going to make him grow up hating his own name."

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Mumsnet users were quick to jump in with their thoughts on the situation.

One said: "In the nicest possible way, you surely knew what you were letting yourself in for when you named a baby Brian..?

"But it’s pretty normal to call babies by cutesy nicknames, even if they haven’t been called Brian."

To which the mother replied: "He isn’t always going to be a baby though is he? He’s named after my grandad."

Another Mumsnet user said: "You chose the name because you like it. It's not to everyone's taste but it is extremely rude to comment.

"Try to see the baby boo whatever as normal silly baby talk unless they also comment on the name."

A third said: "They're being incredibly rude. However Brian was always going to be a controversial choice."

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