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Naperville walkers share memories of their 'angels'

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Carrie Wrona walks to remember Jacob David Wrona during Naperville's 9th annual A Walk to Remember. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.

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Participants walk in Naperville's ninth annual A Walk to Remember, which benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.

Daniel White | Staff Photographer

Jeff Garcia of Chicago releases butterflies during Naperville's ninth annual A Walk to Remember held at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.

Daniel White | Staff Photographer

Brian and Katie Dilger of Naperville receive a rose from Kathy McNulty in honor of Reece Michael Dilger during Naperville's ninth annual A Walk to Remember. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.

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Roses are distributed to families during Naperville's ninth annual A Walk to Remember held at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.

Daniel White | Staff Photographer

Nicole Trevino, her daughter Charlette Trevino of Medinah, and Jim Berousek participate in Naperville's ninth annual A Walk to Remember held at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.

Daniel White | Staff Photographer

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Tiny Savannah Rae Dussman only lived four days but her parents have a lifetime of memories. "She was beautiful," Courtney Dussman said of the daughter who died of a rare chromosomal disorder in March 2012. As they coped with their anguish, the couple found relief talking to other families who'd experienced similar losses though Edward Hospital's Share Program and its annual A Walk to Remember event.
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    • Carrie Wrona walks to remember Jacob David Wrona during Naperville’s 9th annual A Walk to Remember. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.
    • Participants walk in Naperville’s ninth annual A Walk to Remember, which benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.
    • Jeff Garcia of Chicago releases butterflies during Naperville’s ninth annual A Walk to Remember held at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.
    • Brian and Katie Dilger of Naperville receive a rose from Kathy McNulty in honor of Reece Michael Dilger during Naperville’s ninth annual A Walk to Remember. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.
    • Roses are distributed to families during Naperville’s ninth annual A Walk to Remember held at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.
    • Nicole Trevino, her daughter Charlette Trevino of Medinah, and Jim Berousek participate in Naperville’s ninth annual A Walk to Remember held at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion. The walk benefits the Edward Foundation SHARE program.
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