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Saturday, January 16, 2010

Still holding on

Latest on the orphanage situation. I am so worried for them. They were on CNN tonight and those women are so brave and keeping such a cheerful strong face on for the kids, but you can tell there's so much fear underneath.

If you are in a position to help, please do so. The kids will need warm clothing when they get here. They'll need hats. I'm knitting hats. It keeps me from sitting here sniffling and tearing up watching CNN and hoping for good news.

Last year, when the brother of these two women shared their story at work and invited us to a fundraiser (to which I didn't go, and wish I had), I thought there was something amazing about them. Readers of this blog know that I am about as agnostic as a big ol' heathen can get, but I admire so much when someone has that kind of love in their heart. No worries if they want to attribute it to deity, it goes to a good place and it saves lives.

So I'm knitting hats. If you want to knit some hats, I'm sure they'd be welcomed. Drop me a note here or in email (jlongstreth at comcast dot net) and I'll make sure they get to a child's head when they arrive here.

1 comment:

KnittingReader said...

Thanks so much for the update! I have quite a few baby socks around that I would love to send, and I'll work on more knitted goods for them.

I'm also happy to spread the news as another agnostic.