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A room for Christopher
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Amy Uptegraw stands at the entrance to Christopher's Room, named in memory of her son Christopher Shelton, at the Green County Child Advocacy Center. The room provides a child-friendly environment in which a team of authorities can conduct and participate in interviews of children who report abuse. (Times photo: Katjusa Cisar)
MONROE - While the ex-boyfriend in prison for killing her baby tries yet again to appeal his conviction, Amy Uptegraw is speaking out for victims of abuse and honoring the memory of her son. In April, the interview room at the Green County Child Advocacy Center was named after and dedicated to Uptegraw's baby boy who died, Christopher A. Shelton. The room is specially designed for forensic interviews of children who report abuse.

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