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Candlelight vigil expands Sykesville family's vision for Angel of Hope garden
Candlelight vigil expands Sykesville family's vision for Angel of Hope garden

Maryland's first Angel of Hope statue stands in a garden across from the South Carroll Senior and Community Center, on Mineral Hill Road, in Eldersburg. The statue, depicting an angel with her arms raised and standing about 4 feet tall, is surrounded by two benches and a memorial wall. When it was placed and dedicated earlier this year, it was the hope of the Eldersburg-based JOSH (Joining Others Seeking Healing) Foundation that people would find comfort in the meditation garden while remembering their loved ones, especially children. "It's a perfect place for it," said Angela Ingram, of the small garden outside the senior center. "So peaceful and serene."...

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