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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sun-Telegraph 

Students Observe 'Day of Silence'


April 13, 2022

On Friday, April 8, students in the Sidney School District who may often be seen as vocal, even bubbly, chose to be silent. Their silence, they admitted later, caused some awkwardness throughout the day. But they did it for a cause, for the Day of Silence.

Day of Silence is promoted by GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network), which according to the organization's website, was formed by a group of teachers in 1990.

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