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Community gathers to remember 9-year-old who starved to death

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Last year's vigil. (Source: daretocare.com) Last year's vigil. (Source: daretocare.com)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A gathering will take place Wednesday night to remember a Louisville boy's death that occurred more than 40 years ago.

Bobby Ellis, 9, died from hunger the night before Thanksgiving in 1969 at his home on Eddy Street. Ellis' death led community leaders to found Dare to Care Food Bank and the annual Hunger Walk.

A candlelight vigil will be held to remember him at the Plymouth Community Renewal Center at 7:00.

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