ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com)-- Local families impacted by gun violence are putting down roots at a St. Louis park.

Saturday, Better Family Life hosted a tree planting ceremony at Penrose Park in North City. Fifteen families who've lost a loved-one to gun violence were invited to plant a tree of remembrance.

 This is the 4th tree planting event organized by Better Family Life to honor victims of gun violence.

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