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Daily Kos Community Quilts Project

Community Quilts are a way of sharing care, compassion and support for community members who are facing illness or other hardships.
  1. I’ve been asked by a few folks in recent weeks 

    about what’s happening with Sara R & winglion (Ann) the two ladies who have been weaving love into quilting cloth and sending it out into the world for coming up on twelve years now

    As most of you will remember that back in early March our Sara found out that she had oral cancer and would be facing a serious surgery in just weeks. 

    When I found out it was just heartbreaking, because for me, Sara R & winglion

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  2. I recently had a major surgery to remove an oral cancer.  This diary is to thank people who sent positive thoughts for my recovery, including a beautiful quilt with messages of love and support (they worked!) and also help for me and my sister to make sure our bills were met, as well. You took a lot of worries off of us as I went into a very scary situation with no sure outcome.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart!  Also, I want to let everyone know what happened. So without further ado…

  3. Sara R was one of the first people I "met" at Daily Kos.

    About 10 years ago, I was a long-time Daily Kos lurker with a routine: a news trawl early in the morning, checking in for the Abbreviated Pundit Roundup, Cheers and Jeers, and a quick survey of interesting writing, when I stumbled across a question that I knew how to answer. This was a first for me, and it drew on a highly specialized experience: what to expect when your cancer has come back, and whether going back to chemo is worth it. So I

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