Luminaries Lit to Remember Fallen Soldiers
COLUMBIA- Military parents and support groups came out tonight to honor those lives lost overseas in combat. This event, which took place at Stephen's Lake park, honors Gold Star Mother's Day. Gold Star Mother's Day is a national day set to honor fallen soldiers. This year Columbia's event honored two fallen soldiers from the Columbia area. One hundred luminaries were lit in honor of these men. A brief ceremony also took place in their honor.