On Sunday, hundreds of people are expected to gather in Fort Worth and Irving for the International Wave of Light. It's a candlelight event to mark Pregnancy and Infant Loss Month.
If you've never heard of it, it might be because it's a subject that isn't spoken of often.
"When my son, Max, died in 2013, I felt very alone," said DeAndrea Dare, founder of A Memory Grows, a support group for parents who lost a pregnancy or infant.
"When a child dies, there is a sense of the unknown, what to say. It's out-of-order in a sense, and people don't want to talk about it," Dare said.
Dare said she went to a retreat in Wisconsin to be able to talk about it. She came back with a mission to help other parents.
Dare started A Memory Grows, one of two support groups like it in the nation, which provide retreats for parents dealing with the unique loss of a pregnancy or infant.
"I feel it's one of the loneliest journeys anyone can ever travel," Dare said.
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Sunday's Wave of Light event is help families like hers know, they aren't alone.
"It's a safe space to cry, to laugh, to remember," she said.
Dare's A Memory Grows non-profit teamed up with MEND, Team Mercy, and Holy Sews to put on Dallas/Fort Worth's International Wave of Light. It starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Tarrant County Courthouse in Fort Worth and the MEND Garden of Hope at Calvary Church in Irving.
Candles will be lit for one hour, starting at 7 p.m. in every time zone around the world, causing a wave of light.