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Story Of Loss Inspires Annual Christmas Concert – Sideroads WBNS 10TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio – When Mark King puts his fingers to the keys, he does it with a purpose

For weeks, he’s been working on the music for an event that has his heart. The young woman who inspired it  lived next door, the family’s long time babysitter.

“Christine was like a daughter to us,” said King.

Christine was Pam and Tim Wilson’s child.

When she left this world, she was just 19.

It was 2003.  A house fire near the Ohio State University campus took five young lives, including hers.

“Even to talk about it today, ten-and-a-half years later, it’s had a profound impact on us,” said King.

In the months after her passing, Mark felt he had to do something for his friends. He wanted to capture the sadness of what happened, but also, the joy that was Christine’s life. ….read more..

 

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