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Category: Susan Cox Powell


Vigil tonight in Graham to remember Charlie and Braden Powell on anniversary of deaths


A candlelight vigil will be held in Graham this evening to remember 7-year-old Charlie and 5-year-old Braden Powell on the anniversary of their deaths.

The ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. at 8119 189th St. Court E. It will be held in the lot that once housed the home Josh Powell rented to spend time with his sons during supervised visits.

A year ago, Powell blocked a social worker from entering the house, attacked his sons with a machete and lit the house on fire. The blast killed the boys and Powell.

Attendees are asked to bring a candle

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Susan Cox Powell’s 31st birthday celebrated with song

Today would have been the 31st birthday of Susan Cox Powell and supporters are celebrating with a song written in honor of the missing Utah mother and her two sons.

“Susan’s Song, ‘A Dream Away’” was posted online as a birthday gift “to thank everyone for years of prayers and support,” according to a Twitter account dedicated to news about Powell.

The 6 minute, 42 second song was written by a friend and includes a slideshow of photographs showing Powell with Charlie, 7, and Braden, 5.

The missing woman, originally from Puyallup, was reported missing Dec. 7, 2009. Investigators had

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