Pinwheels planted in Lyndhurst for child-abuse awareness

With April designated as Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Woman’s Club of Lyndhurst has planted a pinwheel garden as a symbolic remembrance of the abuse. The pinwheels signify that all children should be happy and healthy and are a reminder to the community of the importance of preventing child abuse. Residents are invited to plant pinwheel gardens on front lawns to help spread awareness.

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