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Quilts Of Valor Presented To Local Veterans


Last updated 9/9/2020 at 5:18pm

David John Gunther views his quilt during the ceremony.

In times when hugs are a premium, the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas and Blue Ridge Quilt of Valor continues to give their "quilty hugs" in small ceremonies to honor veterans who are nominated through the Quilts of Valor Foundation.

Didi Salvatierra and Bonnie Cunningham are a part of the Western NC Quilters Guild. Both women have been present at each ceremony over the past few months: "Each Quilt of Valor is formed by loving hands that join bits of fabric together, one piece at a time. Quilters often work together in sewing groups to create these quilts. As we stitch, we talk a...

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