Christy Teague is an employee of Capital One Bank in Bridge City and a former foster child. She was the speaker at the annual Child Abuse Prevention Month ceremony held this week, at the Orange County Courthouse. 
Two hundred thirteen children died in Texas last year due to abuse or neglect. The event is held to make people aware of the problem and to remind everyone to report abuse by calling 1-800-252-5400. 
Make a difference in an abused child’s life by becoming a CASA volunteer. Call 1-877-586-6548 to find out more about CASA.