Strength and Love During Suicide Walk…

Yesterday was the Walk for Suicide Prevention“Out of the Darkness”… “Into the Light”…

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EARLY morning for volunteers who register… hand out pamplets… set up food…

 

I have tried to participate due to this being in remembrance of two nieces…

A good friend/neighbor accompanied me…

We met at the River Front Park… downtown Louisville…

A group was already mingling…

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My niece, husband and sister of precious niece who passed…

Friends/family who care!

 

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a quilt made with tears I’m sure…

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My niece had T-Shirts for us…

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and crocheted anchors representing strength… in their loss…

Greetings were shared as we munched on donated donuts… bagels… scones… muffins… breads… bananas… water… coffee and juices…

How special!…

Pins were handed out to show who you were walking for…

I actually walk for the families leftwho endure the pain… for years after…

Really… forever!…

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Balloons lifted up in the breeze… as the walk began…

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The walkers stretched out in along line…

 

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Shoes representing the 727 KENTUCKY lives lost to Suicide every year!…

It’s a little over 3 miles long… but, when walking with others and taking in the lovely scenery down by the Ohio River

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After taking a few breaks…

I haven’t done this much activity in a long time…

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Myself and June on last part of walk…

 

We made our way back and found my brother (the Father of a daughter and a Grandfather of a granddaughter) who we walk for… sitting with my nephew…

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Being in his eighties… he made it half way… and turned back at the park…

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Extraordinary!… to me…

I lift them up in prayer for the Strength that I see…

 

 

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