On March 23 more than 400 children and adults gathered at the Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center to “kick off” April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The purpose of the event was to focus the students’ and community members’ attention on the importance of reporting and preventing child abuse. This annual event culminated with the entire audience linking together paper chains around the auditorium. Led by NC Senator Wesley Meredith, the chain was torn apart symbolizing “breaking the chain of child abuse”.
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