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Stroller Parade raises awareness, educates

Army Flier
Fort Rucker, AL | April 28, 2016

Child abuse prevention efforts aren't just for adults –they're something that children should also be aware of. 

That's why Fort Rucker Elementary School held its second Stroller Parade Monday in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, so that parents and children could learn the value of every child, according to Dr. Vicki Gilmer, FRES principal. 

"The stroller parade is a great opportunity to recognize that a good foundation for our children starts at their beginning," she said. "The awareness that each stage of a child's life is critical to the person they grow up to be.

"Parents were invited to participate in the parade where they decorated strollers in different themes ranging from a military tank to a mini circus float. After the parents arrived with their decorated strollers, they took them for a spin around the FRES track where students were lined up to cheer on their favorite stroller.

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