Three dozen people turned out to a Quincy cemetery Friday night to remember a life lost too soon.
Five-year-old Alan Madden was brutally beaten to death in 1981.
His mother and her boyfriend were convicted of the crime.
Friday night, dozens took a moment of silence and prayer to remember Madden at his grave in Graceland Cemetery.
Organizers hope the tragedy will serve as a reminder to not look the other way if you suspect child abuse or neglect.
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