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Silent Witness ceremony honors victims of domestic violence in South Carolina

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The National Domestic Violence Hotline reported answering over 400,000 text, calls and chats in 2021. Family members placed 49 life-size silhouettes at the steps of the capitol as a bell was rung to represent the 37 women and 12 men whose lives were lose due to domestic violence last year.
2 months ago·Columbia, United States

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Silent Witness ceremony honors victims of domestic violence in South Carolina

The 25th Annual Silent Witness Ceremony was held in Columbia Tuesday morning to honor victims of domestic violence.

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25th annual Silent Witness Ceremony honors victims of domestic violence - ABC Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO)— The 25th annual Silent Witness Ceremony took place at the State House this morning, honoring lives lost to domestic violence.Attorney General Alan Wilson led the ceremony, calling the names of 37 women and 12 men from across South Carolina who lost their lives as the result of domestic violence in 2021.As names were read, cutouts representing each person were brought onto the state house steps. A 50th purple silhouette rep…

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