660 crosses adorn the grounds of the American Legion Devereaux Post 141 in Howell as part of efforts to raise public awareness about the problem of suicide among veterans.
22 crosses have been placed each day for 28 days on the grounds of the American Legion at Grand River and Highland Road to represent the Veteran Affairs average of 22 veterans who take their lives every day. The final crosses were being placed today, for a total of 660. With an estimated 7% of the American population being veterans, the Legion took on the project to raise civilian awareness. (Continue reading here…)
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