There were a few heartwarming speeches before the release. Then one of the chaplains for Nathan Adelson brought all the children to the front, had them sit down, and shared a children’s blessing and shared the importance of the butterfly release.
Leave it to Ethan and Abby to be right there in front! ( see video of release! )
One the chaplain gave the word to release the butterflies, hundreds of butterflies flew into the air! I loved seeing Ethan and Abby’s reaction to all the butterflies giving flight into the wind!
After most of the butterflies were released, Daddy and I released the one we had for Hannah. It was nice having a moment with all of us together with our Nathan Adelson social worker.
Seeing all those butterflies today, all in memory of people who have passed, was just so touching. I loved that Hannah was flying there, among the others, spreading her wings and flying free.
Our keepsake - filled with seeds
Hannah's name in the program