Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's 2016 Light the Night Walk in DC

- The weather was perfect for Saturday's final Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk in D.C.

8000 people gathered at Freedom Plaza in the District to help support funding of research to find blood cancer cures.

Many in the crowd of supporters had personal reasons for supporting LLS. FOX 5’s Matt Ackland spoke with Erika, a 3-year survivor of stage 4 Hodgkin's Lymphoma, who said this was her third year participating. “I love giving back to LLS for this amazing cause,” she said.

Two walks were held in Northern Virginia and in Montgomery County earlier this fall.

Participants in nearly 200 communities across North America take part in Light the Night Walks carrying illuminated lanterns to take steps to end cancer.

MORE ONLINE: http://www.lightthenight.org/


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