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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
2008, Parents of Murdered Children has gathered in Toledo for a national day of
after year, the same people gather to pay respect to their lost loved ones. But
each year, there are also new faces in the crowd.
of those faces this year are the family of baby Elaina Steinfurth. Her father
TJ was in attendance Wednesday to remember his little girl.
matter how long it has been since the mothers, fathers or friends lost their
loved one, they say the pain will always be fresh.
surviving and we do this to help other people wake up the next morning and know
what it is to be a new normal," said Tony Carrillo, chief of the board of directors
for the organization. "You need a hug, you need someone who's going to listen
to you. We're not ever going to tell you to get over it because you never will,
and that's why we're here."
of Murdered Children hosts vigils ever year with a different theme. This year's
theme of domestic violence made sense and needed the attention after many
high-profile cases in the city.
never eradicate domestic violence," said Kathy Newlove, from Alicia's Voice. "It's
a subject that nobody likes to talk about or think about or hear about, but it's
there. And so we have to do the best we can to hope that there are no more