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Pinwheel garden draws attention to child abuse

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- On Tuesday, Moses Cone Hospital debuted its pinwheel garden to draw attention to the problem of child abuse.

Children planted the final 350 pinwheels in the garden.

“(Child abuse is) definitely more common than what a lot of people think,” said Regina Alexander, a counselor with Moses Cone.  “Statistics say that, during 2011 to 2012, there were 132,000 different reports made on children and 5,200 in Guilford County alone.”

Nearly five children die each day in the U.S. from abuse or neglect.  In 2011, more than 1,500 children died from abuse.

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