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A Night of Remembrance honors

The holidays are around the corner and the Trinity Hospital is helping those who may have lost a  loved one this year.

The hospice program held its 17th annual Night of Remembrance Thursday evening. Thousands of luminaries lit the hill beside Trinity hospital. Each luminary in memory of someone who has passed. for forty-five minutes, music played while families gathered around and reflected on the moments they've shared with their loved ones .

Some families said that coming to this event every year helps them heal, and others attend to support their family.  

"Tonight I am here in honor of my father Lavert Allen, he passed away June 25th, two thousand and eleven, and I'm here to support him," said Sharmika Allen.

Officials for the hospice program say that the night of remembrance is a sacred tradition because it gives them the opportunity to support those in the CSRA going through hard time.


"This is a tough time for lots of folks, if their loved one had passed recently, this may be the first holiday they're going through without them, so this is an opportunity to let them know that they're not alone and there are others that have the same feelings,"said Jennifer Anderson, Administrator at Trinity's Home and Hospice.

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