Balloons released in celebration of SIDS awareness day

Brookside Funeral Home in Millbrook hosted a balloon release for SIDS Awareness Day Saturday.

The organizer of the event said she lost her nephew to SIDS while he was sleeping. Donations from the event went to First Candle a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through their first year of life.

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