Couple hosts vigil to help others cope with losing a child

Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 5:55pm

A local couple hosts a special vigil to help others cope with losing a child.

Families wrote messages and names of lost babies on balloons and released them at a park in East El Paso. It's all in anticipation of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance day on October 15th. The day is meant to raise awareness for those suffering or if you know someone who has suffered a miscarriage, an ectopic pregnancy, a still birth or the loss of an infant.
 Melissa and Mario comas decided to start the event after they lost two sons.

"You know you're not alone and even though it's kind of hard to talk about it, this is a forum where you can come and talk about it. It's understood. You look around, you see the faces of other people that are here. Balloons. These are people that have lost babies," said Mario Comas.

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