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Dickinson Out of the Darkness Walk

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September is Suicide Prevention Month, and many communities in our area have held events to support suicide awareness organizations. Yesterday, Dickinson had its first Out of the Darkness walk to remember residents who have taken their own lives and raise money for suicide prevention.

A little bit of rain didn't stop the groups of people who came out to Heart River Retreat for the walk. Organizer Wilson McLaughlin says he hopes the walk will help people who are trying to heal after losing a loved one to suicide.

"To bring awareness about the sad issue of suicide and give people the ability to know that they can reach out and find someone or an organization that will you out in any way possible," says McLaughlin. 

The money raised went to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

 

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