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Memorial Hospital of Carbondale to host annual "I Lost a Child" Memorial Tree Service

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

The Memorial Hospital of Carbondale is hosting it's annual Memory Tree dedication.

The annual event is for families, parents and friends who have suffered from the loss of a child. 

The hospital has hosted this annual event for more than 35 years. 

The "I Lost a Child," or "ILAC," tree service is for parents who no longer have their children with them. Rather their loss be from miscarriage, stillbirth or at any time during infancy. 

There is also a support group for parents who have lost adult children. 

The ceremony is Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1:30 p.m. at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in conference room C. 

For additional information, contact Angie Bowen at 618-549-0721 ext. 65252 or Jennifer Gilpin at ext. 64837.

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