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‘Hugs from Home’ wraps soldiers in love

by | Oct 15, 2015 | Life & Style

Jenn-e Heiner and Amy Forrest hand stitch a quilt that will be sent to Korea. A goal of 68 quilts has been set.

Jenn-e Heiner and Amy Forrest hand stitch a quilt that will be sent to Korea. A goal of 68 quilts has been set.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Wylie recently began a project wrapping military personnel far away in stitches of love called ‘hugs’. The church is filling requests for homemade quilts, which will be sent to soldiers stationed in Korea.

The project began in 2013 when Marilyn Demke, a military mom in Gallatin MO, received a request from her son, Sgt. Bryan Demke, to make a few quilts in an effort to boost morale for some of the soldiers stationed in Afghanistan.

By Nancy Whitney • Staff Writer • [email protected]

For the complete story see the Oct. 15 edition of The Sachse News.

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