Together to remember children lost to violence
Pastor Todd Bertani speaks to the crowd during the Children's Memorial Flag Day ceremony at the Solano County Health and Social Services building in Fairfield, Friday. The Children's Memorial Flag Day ceremony honors children who have been lost to violence. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
FAIRFIELD — Unite beyond platitudes, politics and egos to prevent violence toward children, the Rev. Todd Bertani asked Friday at the Children's Memorial Flag Day on Friday in Fairfield – and around America.
"When we work together we can really change this problem and this tragedy," said Bertani, pastor at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Fairfield.
"Keep doing more," said Bertani, who serves on the board of directors for the Interfaith Council of Solano County. "This problem will change."
Congress in 2001 declared the fourth Friday in April to remember children who die . . . Continue Reading