ShaLonda Poole's Mother Thankful For Citizen Who Cleaned Memorial Site

Mother Thankful For Vandalism Clean-Up

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A good citizen stepped up to clean the graffiti off the memorial site of a little girl. 

ShaLonda Poole was murdered not far from her home when she was 7-years-old in 1990. On Tuesday, her memorial site in Greensboro was covered in graffiti. 

ShaLonda's mother contacted police about what she believed to be gang-related spray-paint on the sign. 

The very next day - the sign had been cleaned up.

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We spoke with ShaLonda's mother who says she is thankful for the person who stepped up to clean her daughter's sign. 

Many of our Facebook followers tagged us in a post by Torian Patterson, who appears to be the one who cleaned the sign. 

He wrote, "Only way to keep our environment clean for ourselves our children and the next generation is to do it ourselves." 

His post has been shared more than 400 times. Many people thanked and praised him for the kind gesture. 






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