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Published October 01, 2012, 02:46 PM

UND Brings Awareness to Violence with 18th Annual Clothesline Project

The 18th Annual Clothesline project is on display at UND. The clothesline project is a visual display of how violence affects people in North Dakota. It's a way of airing out the community's "dirty laundry."

By: Stacie Van Dyke, WDAZ

The 18th Annual Clothesline project is on display at UND. The clothesline project is a visual display of how violence affects people in North Dakota. It's a way of airing out the community's "dirty laundry."

300 t-shirts are hanging at UND representing stories told by survivors, family or friends of victims who have died as a result of violence. White shirts symbolize those who died, red are made by children who have experienced violence and the yellow shirts are made by those who have been battered or assaulted. Domestic violence is an often overlooked and underreported problem and it's happening right here in Grand Forks.

Thousands of people are expected to experience the clothesline project this week. There is also a 'Take Back the Night' March on Thursday night starting at seven in the UND Memorial Union Ballroom.

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