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County Recognizes Child Abuse Awareness Month

Local government agencies have recently been recognizing April as Child Abuse Awareness month.On Wednesday, April 13, Braxton County Sheriff Lou Dellamae and Regina Swecker, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Advocate, raised the Child Abuse Awareness Flag in front the Braxton County Courthouse.Nationally, Children’s Memorial Flag Day will be recognized on April 22. Prior to the pandemic, Children’s Memorial Flag Day was a yearly event with a flag raising ceremony to honor the young lives lost due to violence. Individuals are encouraged to observe a moment of silence on April 22 in remembrance of the children who . . .

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