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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

GR's blue lines of support


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Victoria Hemphill and her sons, Noah and Drew paint lines in front of houses. These lines are meant as a way to let local police officers that the people living in these homes fully support them and their efforts.

A viral campaign to show police officers support has spread to Green River.

When city resident Victoria Hemphill saw a story on Facebook about The Safe Harbor Initiative, she wanted to do the same in Green River. The initiative started in San Antonio, Texas, by Anthony Welichko. He uses Facebook as a way to urge people to go outside of their homes and spray a simple blue line on the side of the street curb to show support for police officers.

"I would like to show our local officers the support and appreciation we have for their work. My family and I have been painting small blue lines in f...

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