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Why Would You Ever Want to Pay For Knitting and Crochet Patterns or Lessons When You Can Get All That for Free?
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Video about the blind - uplifting........
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Jan 8, 2012 14:52:14   #
e.ridenh
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=Hzgzim5m7oU&vq=medium

I was touched by this - SS from a friend.......

Donna Rae
 
Jan 9, 2012 08:21:24   #
need2know
 
e.ridenh wrote:
http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=Hzgzim5m7oU&vq=medium

I was touched by this - SS from a friend.......

Donna Rae


it made me cry
thank you,
maria
Jan 9, 2012 09:20:16   #
dana768
 
POWERFUL :thumbup:
Jan 9, 2012 10:13:17   #
Dimples16
 
It made me cry and gave me goosebumps.
Jan 9, 2012 21:11:47   #
Ms Sue P (a regular here)
 
That was awesome. Thank you
Jan 9, 2012 22:47:53   #
Laele
 
Ms Sue P wrote:
That was awesome. Thank you


Ditto - AWESOME!
 
Jan 10, 2012 01:15:36   #
CamillaDesertMouse
 
I have seen this before Donna...and touches me every time...I always say...to my family ...Use your words wisely.
Jan 10, 2012 01:23:41   #
dianelscarlett
 
Donna that was wonderful I almost cried seeing that. Thanks for sending that to us that belong to Knitting Paradise.
Jan 10, 2012 03:59:34   #
DSouthard01
 
Thanks, Donna. It reminds us that we need to have compassion for others, and to actually help.
Donna K
Jan 10, 2012 15:52:40   #
knitwit42
 
brought tears to my eyes.
Jan 12, 2012 07:05:51   #
nuclearfinz
 
Yea I liked it, does make you think
 
          
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