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March against child abuse held Monday

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a local group took a stand to bring more awareness.

They staged a march against child abuse in front of the Lucas County Courthouse on Monday. They say the number of children dying from abuse has doubled since 2007.

"It's a growing epidemic, and it's actually a silent epidemic," said Gina Turtureanu. "We want their stories to be heard, and we want the child abuse to stop.

Monday's march coincided with marches around the country for the cause.

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