Regena Cooper, left, and Wanda Burns share a flame to light their candles during the 12th Annual Beaufort Candlelight Vigil at the Naval Hospital early Thursday evening. The event was held to commemorate the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Regena Cooper, left, and Wanda Burns share a flame to light their candles during the 12th Annual Beaufort Candlelight Vigil at the Naval Hospital early Thursday evening. The event was held to commemorate the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Regena Cooper, left, and Wanda Burns share a flame to light their candles during the 12th Annual Beaufort Candlelight Vigil at the Naval Hospital early Thursday evening. The event was held to commemorate the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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