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Pinwheels for Prevention represent hundreds of child abuse cases

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds. Child Protect is raising awareness with Pinwheels for Prevention.

The Child Protect children's advocacy center in Montgomery has 689 pinwheels outside their office to represent each child they saw last year.

More than 90 percent of child abuse victims know their offender, and 98 percent of Child Protect's cases involve sex abuse.

For information on how to report child abuse and the signs of abuse and neglect, visit the Child Protect website.

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