The 18th annual Healing (Heeling) Walk Thursday afternoon at the Jim Wells County Courthouse honored breast cancer survivors as well as their support systems.

The walk was led by Parade Marshal Mellie Smithwick, breast cancer survivor. Smithwick testified about her fight with the disease and how through, medicine, prayer and family she made it through.

Participants made one lap around the building.

Attendees were encouraged to wear pink.

Prize for best pink shoes went to Daniel Davila, most participants in a group went to Alice Dental Associates, and an honorary award to Jim Wells County District Attorney Carlos Garcia for his decorated pink boots.