WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Substance Abuse Coalition held a Candlelight Vigil on Thursday, October 5 on the Wilmington Town Common.
The vigil gave residents of Wilmington and surrounding communities an opportunity to remember those they have lost to the disease of addiction and to come together to reduce the stigma associated with addiction.
Watch Wilmington Community Television‘s coverage of the event below, which includes interviews with organizer Mary Giroux and Substance Abuse Coordinator Samantha Reif, remarks from Police Chief Begonis, lots of musical performances, and a powerful slideshow in honor of lost loved ones:
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