TEXAS–A memory ride and candlelight vigil on April 3 will remember the 242 Texas children who died of child abuse and neglect in 2010. People who would like to participate with show cars and motorcycles will gather at 3:30 p.m. at Mackenzie Park, 600 E. Broadway, for a police-escorted ride to the candlelight vigil.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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It May Just Save a Child's Life!!