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Medicine Lodge resident receives Quilt of Honor

 

September 1, 2021

Paralee and Jim Soper display the Quilt of Honor presented to him by Colette Herrin. The award he holds is depicted on the quilt. Photo provided

Tucked away in the small village of Waterville, Washington, a master quilt maker resides, following her heart's dream of honoring specific combat soldiers who have touched her life and soul. An active member of Quilts of Valor, the national group of men and women who create handmade quilts as tribute to the nation's veterans, the lady decided to branch out on her own and started a group called Quilts of Honor.

The criteria for receiving one of the special red, white and blue Quilts of Valor are highly selective. The first category is particularly noteworthy, because the soldier, sailor or...



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