Dance

Emotions run high, as Dancing in Our Hearts kids are remembered

February 4, 2017
in Kids

A room dedicated to honoring the Dancing in Our Hearts kids brings out emotions in dancers and families, but at the same, motivates them to continue on. By Elianna Novitch elianna-novitch@uiowa.edu As dancers and families walk into the Dancing in Our Hearts room on the third floor of the IMU, they are met with a somber mood as they make rounds looking at photos and reading the stories of kids who have died. The Dancing in Our Hearts room is a place for dancers and their families to remember those who are no longer with them, yet are always a part of the Dance Marathon family. “It was a pretty sobering experience. This is my first Dance Marathon and I never really realized how big of an impact it had on these kids’ lives until seeing this room,” Dancer Alex Pins said. “It is a sad experience but it...

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