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UPDATED: Makeshift memorial for Powell boys moved

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Feb. 8, 2012 at 10:03 am with 1 Comment »
February 8, 2012 10:37 am

One of our reporters reports that the makeshift memorial in front of Carson Elementary School has been moved.

Some items have been taken inside; others have been taken to a covered area.

The memorial sprung up Sunday within hours of the deaths of Charlie and Braden Powell. Seven-year-old Charlie was a first-grade student at Carson Elementary in South Hill.

Community members and friends of the boys had been leaving stuffed animals, balloons, paper signs and candles outside the school in the days since.

Meanwhile, the Silver Creek neighborhood community plans to plant a tree in honor of the boys at the school.

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  1. serendipity says:

    What about McKinley Park? Was that moved as well? I sure hope so. I am not even going down to see. Also, if the community garden is immigrant friendly, I know I could fly a British flag since Britain helped us defeat the Germans in WWII, but why not fly flags from all nations? After-all, the east side is international central and that’s what I love about the east side.

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