Although still early spring, the Texas sun was beating down bright on Saturday as hundreds of motorcycles thundered across Bell and Coryell counties during the first-ever Ride For a Child. The event, put on to raise money for child abuse awareness and prevention, was organized as a joint partnership between the exchange clubs of Copperas Cove, Gatesville, Temple and Killeen.
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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!!