Mother of Heather Heyer keeps daughter's grave a secret
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The mother of Heather Heyer, the 32-year-old woman killed after a man drove a car into a crowd of people marching against a white nationalist rally last summer in Charlottesville, Va., said she's had to hide the site where her daughter's ashes are interred.

Susan Bro, Heyer's mother, told The Daily Beast that her daughter's ashes were at an unmarked, "completely protected" site that is not open to the public in an effort to shield the grave from the white supremacists who have threatened her family, she said. 

“It’s a symptom of hate in society that you should have to protect your child’s grave, for Pete’s sake,” says Bro. “So, I’m protecting my child now."

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She said she is also keeping the location a secret to protect people working there.

Bro has reportedly blocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from Gillum and DeSantis’s first debate GOP warns economy will tank if Dems win Gorbachev calls Trump's withdrawal from arms treaty 'a mistake' MORE's attempted calls to console her family, following his controversial comments saying there were "very fine people" and blame on "many sides" of the rally, and said she holds him partially responsible for her daughter's death. 

“I’m starting to come to that conclusion because he definitely pushes forward a hateful agenda," she said, when asked if she holds Trump responsible. 

Bro has since started the Heather Heyer Foundation in her daughter's name to support future social justice leaders.