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Marion County Commission Proclaims April 23 'Children's Memorial Day'

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As part of Court Appointed Special Advocate's tour and in collaboration with National Child Abuse Prevention Month, dozens of people gathered outside of the Marion County Courthouse to remember the children who died due to abuse or neglect.

Marion County Commissioner Butch Tennant read a proclamation making April 23, "Children's Memorial Day" in Marion County.

Everyone held blue pinwheels as part of the Pinwheels for Prevention campaign.

Awards were also given out to those who dedicate numerous hours to helping abused or neglected children.