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GCC to host suicide prevention walk


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IRONWOOD — The Range Suicide Prevention Council will host the sixth annual Break the Silence, Walk Through the Pain event on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m., at Gogebic Community College.

“We call it an awareness and support event,” said organizer Pat Gallinagh. “It’s certainly not a fundraising event. Everything is free, there is no cost to registration no cost for the social hour, the only thing is if they want a T-shirt it’s $10 and that’s pretty cheap by most standards.”

The idea is to raise awareness of support that is available to survivors of...