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Planting to help crime victims heal
Seeds of Hope event hosted in honor of National Crime Victims Week
Shelby Durden, right, looks for a packet of flower seeds for Heather Porras at the conclusion of the National Crime Victims’ Week event on Friday. The seeds represented “seeds of hope.” - photo by Tom Reed
Since ancient times, people have been planting certain seeds to purify and restore balance to devastated lands. The practice has been used in places like Chernobyl and Fukushima to absorb toxic radiation from nuclear meltdowns. Now, the same practice has sprouted an idea to restore hope and heal victims of crime in Hall County.