About 100 families and friends of children who died in 2012 participated in the walk. The event also remembered the children killed in last month s school
About 100 families and friends of children who died in 2012 participated in the walk. The event also remembered the children killed in last month s school shooting in Connecticut. (LaFonzo Carter Staff Photographer)
LOMA LINDA -- Flickering candles lit the night on New Year's Eve for little lives lost in 2012.

About 100 families and friends of children who have died participated in the 13th annual Lights for Little Lives Memorial Walk.

The memorial included the candle lighting and name reading, as well as a dove release symbolic of a heavenly journey. During the dove release, the 20 children lost in the Connecticut shooting were remembered by Chaplain Tim Evans.

"This event has turned out to be a tremendous blessing for parents and families who are looking to keep the name of their kids alive even though the children have died," Evans said. "It's an honor for the Unforgettables to plan it."

The walk left from the Ronald McDonald House parking lot and continued down Anderson Street to the Campus Hill Church.

The event also recognized those who work to heal, rescue and save children.


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