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Pinwheels planted in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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WARREN, Ohio - In honor of a month-long campaign, Prevent Child Abuse Ohio will be planting pinwheels on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Trumbull County Children Services to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect.

Children Services and the Akron Children's Hospital's Mahoning Valley Child Advocacy Center will be hosting the event.

A total of 1763 pinwheels will be planted representing the total number of Trumbull County child maltreatment reports received in 2012.

Community Advocate Bob Faulkner, Warren City Council President Bob Dean and other county representatives are scheduled to speak at the event.

The pinwheels will be displayed in different areas of the country every Thursday in April.

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