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Memere the crocheter

My grandmother, Cecile St.Pierre, is 93 years old and legally blind. Memere (French for Grandmother) passes her time by crocheting afghans for nursing home residents. She makes lap robes, many in patriotic colors, for disabled veterans in the soldiers home. To date she has made hundreds of afghans. I think that it is amazing that a women of this age produces such beautiful afghans for such a great cause. She is truely an inspiration.

Thanks,
Kathy Silva,
granddaughter


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