Hope Mural painting underway at Baylor Sammons Cancer Center

More than 100 people today helped paint a mural at the Baylor Dallas campus in support of those touched by cancer.

The work took place at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center as part of the two-day Hope Murals Project, a national competition in its 10th year. Volunteers are painting a large version of Mary McIntosh Tepper’s piece “After the Storm,” a depiction of one of her late husband’s favorite spots, Cathedral Rock near Sedona, Arizona.

It’s also where Steven Tepper’s ashes were spread after the non-smoker died of lung cancer in 2008.

“It had to be that painting because it meant so much to both of us,” Tepper said in an interview with WFAA-TV (Channel 8).

Once completed, the mural will be permanently installed at the KRPC Dallas Opera Rehearsal Center in South Dallas.

Volunteers are invited to help continue working on the mural on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. WFAA will also be broadcasting live from the the Baylor Sammons Cancer Center lobby in the morning, at midday and in the afternoon at 4 and 5 p.m.

Watch WFAA today and tomorrow for continuing coverage of this project.

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Scott Goldstein
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Scott is a former Dallas newspaper reporter. His father and two brothers are doctors, so healthcare is his family business.

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Hope Mural painting underway at Baylor Sammons Cancer Center