Many will try to articulate the brutality and evil behind last night's attack at the Manchester Arena.
But where words inevitably fail, the spirit and kindness shown by the people of Manchester shines through.
Locals are helping friends and families reunite:
And opening up their homes:
Hotels across the city are opening their doors:
And looking after children who have been separated from their parents:
Taxis are offering people free rides:
While around the world, flags have been lowered to half mast in solidarity:
Manchester is staying strong:
Here are some useful numbers: