‘A powerful and moving experience’

Times Leader / Hannah Simerson
December 22, 2023

WILKES-BARRE — Dozens of candles lit up the garden outside of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on Thursday night for Luzerne County’s annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial. Held each Dec. 21 — the longest night of the year — since 2001, the event honors members of the local homeless community who have been lost over the years.

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