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EDINBURG — Hidalgo County District Attorney Toribio “Terry” Palacios hosted the annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Parade here Wednesday.

Elderly clients of Guardian Angel Adult Day Care set up shop along West University Drive, cheering and waving as a caravan made up of over 50 vehicles and law enforcement vehicles slowly drove by with horns honking and sirens blaring.

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Showing solidarity wearing purple, Maria Ofelia Flores, 92, holds on to her hat during a parade that passed by Guardian Angel Adult Day Care Center celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected])
Residents from Guardian Angel Adult Day Care wave to the parade that passed by their center celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected])
Guardian Angel residents Billy and Elva Purselley hold hands as they watch a parade go by celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Wednesday, June 24, 2023, in Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected])
Guardian Angel Adult Day Care residents Bobbie Montalvan, top, Ofelia Flores, 92, left, and Maria F. Eguia 85, right, wave their balloons during a parade celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected])
Loving Touch Adult Day Care residents, from left to right, Maria Ramos, 74, Lydia Gonzalez, 73, Jovia Avita, 56 and Eulaudia Reyna Garza, 87, wave to a parade of cars celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected])
Sylvia Cervantes decorates her van with her mother Norma De Leon, 75, during a parade celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected])
Norma De Leon, 75, helps decorate her daughter’s van before the start of a parade celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected])
Hidalgo County District Attorney Toribio “Terry” Palacios hosts the annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Parade Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in Edinburg. (Delcia Lopez | [email protected])

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