It was a rainy morning yet a beautiful day to come out and march for babies. The CW50 Street Team headed out to Oakland University, where they sponsored their first March of Dimes walk. Family and friends came out in full force to show strength and unity for the fight against premature births. “When you walk, you give hope to babies born too soon or sick.” That is the website’s stance and it was apparent by the number of people who came out to this event.
Krystle Anderson got to talk to Terri, who was walking for her daughter Brin, who was born prematurely, “She was born 11 weeks premature at 1 pound 15 ounces and 10.15 inches long.” Jen, who particpated in the walk said, “It was great… it was my first time out… I’ll definitely come out next year.”
Many of the people at the event were just as excited about the walk as they were about some CW50 programs. The Street Team caught two little boys raving in excitement over Family Guy.
The March of Dimes event was inspiring and hopeful. It gives light to a future where there will be fewer premature babies.