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Upcoming 'Can I Live' Rally

An event open to the entire community is aimed at bringing folks together and making everyone feel accepted despite obstacles they might be facing.

It’s called the ‘Can I Live’ Rally.

Over 800 people attended the free event that included a march and performances along SIU’s campus.

Co-founder, Ryan Reed who says this is way for people going through a tough time to get the support they need.

“We come from different backgrounds, we come from different places. And by people attending we actually support those that struggle with these issues, saying, 'I support you, you can make it, you're not by yourself,’” says Reed. “I might not understand what you are going through. But by anyone attending you're saying, 'I’m here for you."

The event will kick off at 6pm April 22nd outside Grinnell hall.

Anyone who attends will get a free, 'Can I Live' t-shirt.

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