Snapshot: Walk for Love

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    Samantha Brinkman, creator of the event, puts up posters with motivational sayings along the path of the 5K.
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    Sandy Brinkman helps blow up helium balloons to hand out.
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    Hannah Sightes shares her personal story to the participants of Walk for Love.
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    Creator Samantha Brinkman explains that one blue balloon signifies all the people who have lost their life to suicide, whereas all the yellow balloons that were passed out signify suicide awareness.
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    Crystal Beach, left, and Jan Devore listen to Samantha Brinkman, creator of Walk for Love.
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    From left: Cindy Arnold, Ashley Arnold and Kathryn Rakowski enjoy themselves at with their yellow balloons.
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    From left: Dalyn Stewart, 13, listens to the speakers with his friend Tyler Cole, 11, and Cole’s mother, Jessie Cole.
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    Participants of Walk for Love wrote their greatest fear and their greatest dream on a yellow balloon and released them into the sky all at once.

On May 23, nearly 50 came out to Cool Creek Park to celebrate Walk for Love, an anti-bullying and suicide prevention 5K run and walk. All proceeds of the event went to the suicide prevention nonprofit organization, To Write Love On Her Arms.