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Peaceful demonstration held in Cherokee

Thursday, April 2, 2009

More than 40 Cherokee County residents representing "Life Chain," a community out-reach project focusing on the protection of all human life, participated in a peaceful and silent public demonstration in downtown Cherokee from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, while displaying colorful posters carrying positive messages promoting the value of all stages of human life. Photo by Paul Struck
Sunday afternoon, nearly 40 people came together in downtown Cherokee to take part in a peaceful, public demonstration, known as Life Chain.

This community out-reach project focuses on promoting the protection of all human life, at all stages of life. Demonstrators stood together from 3 to 4 p.m. along U.S. Highway 59, near its intersection with Main Street. Bright, colorful posters had positive, upbeat messages promoting the value of all stages of human life. Many motorists passing by offered support of the effort with horn honks and a thumbs up.

The National Life Chain project will take place again in the fall, the

Cherokee teen-ager Brett Walker was among 40 Cherokee County residents participating in Sunday's peaceful demonstration in downtown Cherokee promoting the value of human life at all stages. Photo by Paul Struck
first Sunday of October.

The newly formed Pro-Life Team at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee invites other churches in the area to join this effort. Those interested may contact Kathleen Pearson, a member of the Pro-Life Team, at 434-5543.

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