Letting their light shine. By Erika Wurst
Chicago Sun-times May 6, 2013
Two months ago, Melissa Hedlund began bringing light to a dark place — and later this month, that light will shine throughout Aurora. Click here to read more...
Beautiful imagery created by the children at Hesed House.
Aurora program puts art created by young people in the spotlight. By Erika Wurst
May 18, 2013
You should have been there. Honestly. The toothy grins and coy smiles would have moved you to tears. You should have seen them. Young women, children, pre-teens, shining brightly like stars in the dark summer sky. Click here to read more...
Darmicka Campbell gives a hug to art therapist Melissa Hedlund Friday during an opening of the "This Little Light of Mine I'm Gonna Let It Shine" exhibit in a storefront window at 5 E. Downer Place in Aurora. It is one of several windows decorated with artwork as part of the Vacant Window project. | Mary Beth Nolan~For Sun-Times Media