Annual American Cancer Society relay brings together those affected by disease
Survivors of cancer, in purple shirts, starts off the Relay For Life walk around Charles Park.
Survivors and visitors walked around the circle of Remembrance Bags throughout the night till dawn.
A Remembrance Bag made by the wife of a man who lost his battle with cancer.
Dorothy Langan, 70 gives a kiss to her 74-year-old husband, William Langan. Married 50 years, they are both cancer survivors.
State Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr., his daughters Arianna, 7, on his lap, and Alexis, 10, and wife Dawn, place a Remembrance Bag for Joe’s father, U.S. Rep. Joe Addabbo Sr., who died from cancer.
Desiree Cotto, left, Alexis Addabbo, Sophia Brady and Arianna Addabbo, write messages on their Remembrance Bags before placing them on the field.
“White Wedding” performs hits from the ’80s for the marchers.
Deacon Rick Gilligan oversees the renewed marriage vows taken by Sue and Bill Langan.
Remembrance Bags lit up after dark.
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