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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

And the children shall lead them: Walk and events honor memories of lost infants

BEECH GROVE, Ind. – Franciscan St. Francis Health will host its 26th annual Walk to Remember Saturday, Oct. 1.
Hundreds of families from around central Indiana who have lost children through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death will come together to remember their babies in a service of music, poetry, reading of the infants' names and balloon release .
The walk begins at 11 a.m. at Franciscan St. Francis Health-Beech Grove (1600 Albany St.) and treks to nearby Sarah T. Bolton Park. Transportation is available for those unable to walk that short distance. A reception for the families will follow the day’s events.
St. Francis representatives also will be on hand to discuss ways to cope with losing a child and to explain the hospital’s Memories to Hold support group for grieving families.
For more information about Walk to Remember, call 317-528-5199.