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Big turn out for Choose Respect march and rally


Suzanne Ashe

Students and city officials participated in a statewide Choose Respect rally on Thursday, March 29. A march downtown on Nordic was followed by refreshments and speakers at the Sons of Norway Hall.

Schools students and public officials participated in a statewide Choose Respect event – with a march downtown and a rally at the Sons of Norway hall.

Choose Respect is a campaign sponsored by Governor Sean Parnell to raise awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault, child sexual assault and bullying.

The students marched on Nordic downtown and then gathered for snacks and to share thoughts and comments on what 'Choose Respect' means to them.

“Sometimes we're a little too polite when we see things we don't like and we hold it in,” said Chief Jim Agner. “Well, domestic violence i...

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