Tuesday, September 29, 2009

New England: Brides' march against domestic violence

From Lawrence, MA, the North Andover Eagle Tribune reports,

Women dressed in bridal gowns, and men, many clad in black, walked from
114 Plaza to Campagnone Common on Saturday to mourn victims of domestic
violence. The 150 walkers in the seventh annual Brides' March were
joined by Miss Massachusetts 2009, Amanda Kelly.

Candles were lit as the names of victims of domestic violence were read. [...]
The ceremony concluded the walk, which is held annually in memory of Gladys Ricart, a Dominican immigrant, who was murdered on her wedding day by her estranged boyfriend 10 years ago in New Jersey. ... more

H/T to Episcopal Cafe's The Lead.

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