Memorial held in honor of child abuse victims in Bakersfield

Flag risen, will be flown all month

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - April is National Child Abuse Prevention month.

And today, Kern County is doing something to raise awareness for that cause.

A memorial flag was raised at 8:30 a.m., in front of the Human Services Building on East California Avenue.

The flag is raised in honor and remembrance of the thousands of children lost nationwide last year to violence.

The flag will be flown all month long.


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