Emotional orca show marks 1st since trainer killed

SeaWorld trainer Laura Surovik, right, a colleague and friend of Dawn Brancheau, who was dragged to her death by a killer whale at the park on three days earlier, cries as a slide show tribute is shown at the the theme parlk in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010. More than 2,000 people watched killer whales perform Saturday at SeaWorld for the first time since one of the orcas dragged a trainer to her death underwater in front of horrified spectators three days ago. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, Pool)

February 27, 2010 5:49:54 PM PST
Employees wept and audience members grew silent Saturday at SeaWorld as the theme park's popular killer whale show resumed with a photo montage memorial for a trainer who was killed by one of the orcas in front of horrified spectators three days ago.