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Shirley Graves points to poster of her son Gabriel who died in October while staying at Narconon Arrowhead. Graves was part of protest that took place near the facility in Arrowhead Park in Canadian.

The grieving mother of a 32- year-old man who died at Narconon Arrowhead  joined a group of protesters called “Mothers against Narconon” on Saturday.

Shirley Graves,  mother of Gabriel Graves who died at facility in October, stood silently holding a poster with picture of her son with several others were stationed at the Arrowhead Park Ranger station, less than a mile from the Narconon facility.

During the demonstration, a moment of silence was interrupted when a photographer from the direction of the Narconon facility proceeded to closely photograph Graves mother while she held the American flag and a picture of her deceased son.

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