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Hoover Dam goes purple for domestic violence awareness — PHOTOS

Hoover Dam was illuminated in purple Monday night to promote domestic violence awareness.

In an event spearheaded by Safenest, Nevada’s largest domestic violence nonprofit, the dam was lit using purple gels on the baselights.

The display was meant to honor thousands of survivors, victims and families who have been affected this epidemic as Domestic Violence Awareness Month comes to an end.

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