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April 01, 2005

Indiana Trees Display Blue Ribbons for Child Abuse Prevention

April 1, 2005

South Bend, IN - A Tree in Indiana displays Blue Ribbons. One ribbon for each of 57 children who died in Indiana last year as a result of child abuse or neglect.

This month of April is Child Abuse Abuse Prevention Awareness month. And South Bend mayor Steve Luecke and members of the community tied blue ribbons to trees.

The mayor asked that people be more aware of children who may be expressing being abused. The mayor asked parents to be aware of their children friends speaking up or showing signs of possibly experienceing abuse. And asked that the parents be reporting this to authorities.

Posted by Nancy at April 1, 2005 09:09 PM