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March for Respect Draws Large Crowd

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RICHLAND, Wash--  Dozens showed up for the second annual March for Respect in Richland.

The march from John Dam Plaza to City Hall was to raise awareness and show respect for the developmentally disabled living in the Tri-Cities.  The event's coordinator says this year's turnout was bigger than last years, despite the rain.  Those that marched say it was all for a good cause.

"Everybody that has some sort of a disability, not just those with disabilities, but everybody all needs respect," says Rick Towne of the ARC of Tri-Cities.

It didn't cost anything to walk with the group.  There was also a rally before the march featuring a number of speeches from the developmentally disabled.