Join us in spreading hope across the country, honoring those who have been touched by cancer, and remembering those lost. We invite you to light a virtual candle and share a special message in honor of a loved one.  

We also hope you will consider donating to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s 11th annual Lights of Hope event, being virtually hosted on Saturday, September 18 at 4 p.m. EDT. Since 2015, The Links, Incorporated and the American Cancer Society have worked together to address cancer disparities and drive health equity in all communities touched by cancer. The Lights of Hope livestream will highlight stories of loved ones who have fought cancer and survived, and remember those who lost the battle.

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Emogene Finch, Omaha, NE

Mom, I light this candle in honor of your unwavering faith in God, which brought you through your fight with breast cancer. Your words after the initial diagnosis were, "I am going to fight this because I know who I belong to" and we praise God that 3 years later we celebrate your being cancer-free. We Love you Mom!
— Melanie McCroy

William C. Flowers, Sr., Tri -County (AL) Chapter

Daddy, You are truly missed. Love, Kathy
— Kathy Bonds

Almarine and Espenola Plattenburg, Hughesville, MD

I'm lighting this candle in honor of my strong parents and brother Bobby (Texas) who fought this battle. I miss you so much and you will forever be in my heart.
— Tamalyn Smith

Leslie Payton Lawrence, Weirton, West Virginia

I light this candle in memory of my sister Leslie Payton who fought the battle for a long time. She will always be remembered for her supporting role in helping members of her community. There is no more pain or suffering for her. The angels came and gave her eternal wings. May those who suffer find comfort in knowing that God watches over you.
— Dr. Lucretia Payton Stewart

Leslie Payton Lawrence, Weirton, West Virginia

I light this candle in memory of my sister Leslie Payton who fought the battle for a long time. She will always be remembered for her supporting role in helping members of her community. There is no more pain or suffering for her. The angels came and gave her eternal wings. May those who suffer find comfort in knowing that God watches over you.
— Dr. Lucretia Payton Stewart

John J Ridley, Woodbridge, VA

In memory of my Uncle John J Ridley.
— Karen Peters Hughes

Alice Leary, Hampton Va

I light this candle to honor my Grandmother, Alice M. Leary. She was a bright light that was dimmed too soon. Here is remembering the joy, love and legacy you brought to our family! Love you and missing you everyday. Allison
— Allison Blow

Johnetta Elliston

Gone but never forgotten! We love you mommy.
— Kim Randall-Moody

Tom Lindsay Frink, Southport, NC

Honoring your memory daddy and granddaddy Frink.
— Harriet Frink Davis

Louis Clifton Wright, Jr.

Forever in our hearts, the wind beneath our wings.
— Loyce and Kiana Wright

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