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 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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