CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Families gathered Saturday to ride horses for free and mingle for an event inspired by last fall’s deadly shooting at Butler High School in Matthews.
The event was named “Chat-n-Chew.”
The organizer said she hopes the event brings people together and builds relationships for those still in mourning from the shooting.
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“It’s just the word hate. We have to make up for that word and turn it into love,” said Chloe-Olivia Glaston.
The event encouraged conversations about the shooting, and there was a mental health specialist on hand.
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