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Victim's family makes call to action to end child abuse

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The family of a 10-month-old boy who was a victim of child abuse is calling the community to action.

Joshua Mobley is accused of beating Caiden Henry to death back in February while babysitting him. His trial has been delayed, and he bonded out of jail too.

Caiden’s family says they won’t be able to go through the different milestones with their baby, like his first birthday.

“It’s been hard thinking about him turning one and his first Halloween,” says Kitara Johnson, Caiden’s aunt. “He would’ve been able to go trick or treating because he would’ve been walking.”

The family wants to make sure his voice is still heard. They held a peaceful protest Wednesday evening, urging people to have conversations that will hopefully lead to legislative action to protect children and end child abuse.

“If we in this moment today can be able to continue to carry Caiden’s voice to continue that cry for help for all the Caidens in our community and across our state, I think we’ll be able to make an impact tonight if we can do that,” Johnson says.

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