Description:In just a year, 40 Hoosier kids died from abuse and neglect, according to a report released Monday by the state Department of Child Services.
The numbers, released each year, come during national Child Abuse Prevention Month. Along North Meridian, a thousand pinwheels spin as a reminder to the community.
“(They represent) the joy that we want every child’s childhood to represent,” Sharon Pierce, director of The Villages non-profit, said.(1:42)