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Pinwheel display recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

Pinwheels commemorating Child Abuse Prevention Month greet people passing Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Princess Anne Road on Thursday, April 16, 2015. [John-Henry Doucette/The Princess Anne Independent News]

Pinwheels commemorating Child Abuse Prevention Month greet people passing Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Princess Anne Road on Thursday, April 16, 2015. [John-Henry Doucette/The Princess Anne Independent News]

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COURTHOUSE – Pinwheels decorate the grass between Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court and Princess Anne Road to recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month.

For information, visit the Virginia Beach Court Appointed Special Advocates website.

The volunteer organization helps advocate for children involved in such cases. The display is part of the Pinwheels for Prevention campaign.

More than 1,000 substantiated cases of child abuse or neglect happen each year in the city, according to the organization.

The Independent News

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