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More than 1,000 butterflies released in Tyler for a great cause

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(KYTX) -A special group in Tyler broke a record today all for a great cause.

The Alzheimer's Alliance of Smith County hosted Tyler's biggest butterfly release today.

 

More than 1,300 butterflies were set free in Tyler's Rose Garden this afternoon.
 
The event commemorated those with Alzheimer's or other dementias and their families and care givers. 

 

The butterfly release is an Alzheimer's Alliance fund raiser. All proceeds collected today go towards the organization's family care services.

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