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Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Sat, 10/22/2011 - 12:06pm.

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- The lives of loved ones were celebrated during a special remembrance ceremony this Saturday at a Wilmington hospice center. The event occurs twice a year at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, honoring those who died through living tribute tiles, each engraved with the name of a deceased loved one. So far, nearly 600 tribute tiles have been placed around a fountain in the center's garden. “Having a tile with a loved ones name on it just keeps them alive for you,” said Sandy Spiers, who has tile for her father. “It's a place to go and visit and just doing things like this, my father's been dead for 15 years but I try and do things like this because it keeps him alive.” The tribute tiles started 13 years ago and more than 300 people come to every ceremony.

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