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Tuesday, August 16, 2005


Quilter named Citizen of the Year in Waterford, CT

This past week quilter Paula Horn was named "Citizen of the Year" by the town of Waterford, Connecticut.

Horn is one of the founding members of the local chapter of "Quilts for Kids," which is run through Senior Services. The group uses donated material to make lap quilts for children battling illnesses at the Connecticut Children's Hospital, the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, St. Jude's and others.

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Her tiny masterpieces have included entire farm scenes, brightly colored fish with touchable scales, a full-sized baseball player and interactive designs.

"It there's a kid with a pocket on his shirt on the quilt, she'll put a bandana in it," Ritchie said. "That's just how she is."

Read the full Waterford Times article.

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