Candlelight vigil held for domestic violence victims

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – A candlelight vigil is being held to honor victims of domestic violence.

It was held at Bridgepoint Church in Owensboro.

The event was hosted by the Oasis Women’s Shelter.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

The U.S. Department of Justice estimates about 1.3 million women and 835,000 men are victims of domestic violence every year.

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(This story was originally published on October 1, 2019)

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