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Jacob Wiegand, Deseret News
Gracie Kamp, 11, of Taylorsville, places a pinwheel in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at Taylorsville City Hall. Renee Sorensen, event organizer with the Taylorsville Exchange Club, said 480 pinwheels were placed in front of Taylorsville City Hall during the event. “It’s a nice way to bring awareness to an ugly subject that people just don’t want to talk about,” she said. “(The pinwheel) represents the carefree innocence of childhood and what every child should have.”

Residents placed 480 blue and sliver pinwheels on the lawn at Taylorsville City Hall on Saturday to raise awareness about child abuse. Organized by the Taylorsville Exchange, the pinwheel garden has been an annual event since 2012 to recognize Child Abuse Prevention month. The pinwheels will be on display during April. "It's a nice way to bring awareness to an ugly subject that people just don't want to talk about," said event organizer Renee Sorensen. "It represents the carefree innocence of childhood and what every child should have."

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