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At the 2014 ESSENCE Festival, heartbroken mothers who’d lost their sons to gun violence gathered together with their children's photos in hand for our 2nd annual prayer vigil. Here a few of the women reminisce about what they love and miss most about their late sons and daughters.
Yolanda Cheneau lost her son Jonathan Sam, 23, on December 14, 2013
"My son was a...
"My son was a very loving person. He was always the light of the party. He would always be the last one to get there, but once he walked through the door, there was a smile on everybody else’s face."
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