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Jun 9, 2012 22:57:12   #
blackat99 (a regular here)
My friend works with 2 Nurses who are going to an Orphanage in Ethiopia (where their friends co-workers are working) where there are children who have lost their parents through HIV/AIDS. Some of the children have the infection too. These children have nothing so it was decided to round up as many people as possible to knit Sweaters and Beanies for these poor children. Hopefully some new bright clothing might give them some cheer. Pocket Bear wants to go for the ride too!! This is my small contribution. :D

Jun 9, 2012 22:59:40   #
Hilary4 (a regular here)
The children will feel the love in these clothes - just lovely. Something new will mean so much.
Jun 9, 2012 23:31:27   #
Dreamweaver (a regular here)
Your sweaters and hats are just wonderful and will be so gratefully recieved. Teddy will make a great ambassador of love and hugs and kisses. Kudos to you......
Jun 9, 2012 23:36:13   #
Such a lovely gesture!
Jun 9, 2012 23:51:54   #
anne of green gables
You've done beautiful work and for a wonderful cause. the children will probably be very proud of the new togs.
Jun 10, 2012 01:25:12   #
Gypsycream (a regular here)
You have such a good kind heart to knit for these poor children. I hope they will feel the love in every stitch.

Had to smile at ted putting in an appearance, I hope some one will cherish him :D
Jun 10, 2012 01:33:26   #
The children will love your very pretty gifts.
Jun 10, 2012 03:12:45   #
missmolly (a regular here)
Beautiful work. That is a great cause you are supporting. Your pocket bear will have a loving home xx
Jun 10, 2012 06:48:24   #
They will be very much appreciated by the children that's for sure. You have a generous heart, bless you and your friends.
Jun 10, 2012 08:17:17   #
How wonderful and the sweaters and hats are lovely. Love hearing of people helping each other.
Jun 10, 2012 08:21:52   #
Jeanie L
Your sweaters and hats are beautiful...The children will love them..Bless you for your kindness..
Jun 10, 2012 09:04:19   #
A BLESSING for them, and YOU !
Jun 10, 2012 09:31:12   #
TabathaJoy (a regular here)
The children will love them. Great job.
Jun 10, 2012 09:50:05   #
loriekennedy (a regular here)
nice work!!
Jun 10, 2012 09:50:13   #
loriekennedy (a regular here)
nice work!!
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