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The Lights Fest

In a world full of negativity it is rare to find a place that gives off nothing but positive vibes. On September 30, Oshweken Speedway was host to more than 10,000 people with the common goal of sending their hopes and dream out into the ether. 

One of my daughters overlooking the forming crowd at The Lights Fest.

One of my daughters overlooking the forming crowd at The Lights Fest.

The torches were lit and the anticipation was building. Most people present had never experienced an event like this before and you could you could sense the eagerness of the crowd to get things rolling. 

The torches were lit and the anticipation was building. Most people present had never experienced an event like this before and you could you could sense the eagerness of the crowd to get things rolling. 

As darkness settled in the crowd enjoyed the music from the live band.

As darkness settled in the crowd enjoyed the music from the live band.

My wife getting ready to send our first lantern to the heavens. 

My wife getting ready to send our first lantern to the heavens. 

In the thick of the release you could easily remove yourself from reality and imagine being in the middle of the solar system.

In the thick of the release you could easily remove yourself from reality and imagine being in the middle of the solar system.

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A couple lost in the moment.

A couple lost in the moment.

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The Lights Festival has an overwhelming sense of positivity and unity, which we need more of these days.