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Demonstrators hold candlelight vigil outside Columbia Co. jail

APPLING, GA (WFXG) -

A handful of peaceful demonstrators held a candlelight vigil outside the Columbia County jail Friday evening.

The demonstrators were protesting the imprisonment of Willis "Robbie" Roberson, a Columbia County father involved in a custody dispute among the family court system.

According to Atlanta-based My Advocate Center, Roberson is one of many parents across the state dealing with a custody dispute that often leads to inappropriate legal repercussions for one party of the dispute.

Demonstrators said they hope reform comes to the family court system.

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