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Park Dedicated to Memory of Cezar Ivan Cano

A new playground has been launched at the South Louisville Community Center in memory of Cezar Ivan Cano, the four-year-old who was murdered in the summer of 2005. Today would have been the child’s seventh birthday.Cano was just a few days short of his fifth birthday when he disappeared from his Churchill Downs-area neighborhood and was found days later in the back of a garbage truck.A man who lived near the child has been charged with his murder.The first phase of a park in Cano’s honor was unveiled Friday. Community activist Christopher 2X also unveiled awareness pins with Cano’s likeness, saying it’s a reminder to fight crimes against children.“You can say to yourself, 'I don’t necessarily need a blueprint on how to talk about child safety.  I just have to be conscious of it, and be about action with the children'," says 2X.A climbing wall and rocking horses are also planned for the playground, but planners are still raising private money for the $15,000 park.