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Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting December 14 Unites Families Mourning Children
Date:11/25/2008

In the United States, well over 500 formal services will be held during The Compassionate Friends 12th annual Worldwide Candle Lighting December 14. The global event is in memory of all children who have died at any age from any cause. Now believed to be the world's largest mass candle Lighting this year's observance will be held for one hour at 7 p.m. local time December 14 around the world creating a 24-hour wave of light. Formal services will be held in every state, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Dozens of countries outside the United States are expected to host observances. Besides The Compassionate Friends, The Worldwide Candle Lighting will have participation from chapters of many national bereavement organizations including Twinless Twins, MADD, MISS, SHARE, Parents of Murdered Children, and BPUSA.

Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) November 25, 2008 -- When a child has died, the holidays are an extremely difficult time for the family. While others are enjoying celebrations and holiday good cheer, bereaved families find themselves simply trying to figure out how they can survive what used to be, for many, such a special time of the year.

Bereaved families now have one special day when they can join together to remember all children around the world who have died, regardless of age or cause of death. The second Sunday in December is The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting. More than 500 formal services planned for December 14 are expected to be listed on The Compassionate Friends national website with hundreds more planned for that day. Dozens of countries will be hosting services around the globe.

The Worldwide Candle Lighting is sponsored by The Compassionate Friends, the world's largest self-help bereavement organization. The event is officially held the second Sunday in December at 7 p.m. local time for one hour creating a 24-hour wave of light around the earth,
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