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Las Vegas shooting victims included in Greene County domestic violence vigil

The victims of the Las Vegas massacre, the deadliest shooting in U.S. history, were remembered during the vigil's moment of silence for survivors of family violence. 

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"Anytime there is a community tragedy, a national tragedy, we stand poised and ready to be able to assist individuals who are experiencing the trauma that goes along with tragedy such as this shooting in Las Vegas," said Debbie Matheson, executive dirctor, Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County. 

The vigil hosted by the FVPC of Greene County is aimed at raising awareness of domestic violence in Greene County as part of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. 

Matheson said her heart sank when she learned of the Las Vegas shooting. 

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Beside including the moment of silence for Las Vegas, the vigil featured the "Clothesline Project", a display of story-telling T-shirts about family violence, a survivor's testimony and a community pledge to help survivors, Matheson said. 

The vigil was held in the center of The Greene Town Center.

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