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Over the past few months, Sara R has been creating a series of "community quilts" bearing messages of healing, support, and love. One of the recipients is my partner, Kitsap River, and we finally received it yesterday.

Edited; first picture resized per commenter's request

Warning: image-heavy content over the fold...

A number of Sara R's quilts have been commissioned by the DailyKos community for members of this site who are facing serious illness (or in one case, losing one's home in a devastating fire).

All of them contain messages from you, the DailyKos community, and all of them carry a great measure of love and support for their recipients.

As I mentioned, we collected Kitsap River's quilt from the Post Office yesterday. Here are a few pictures I grabbed on my cellphone camera as she was reading what you've written her (please excuse the image quality):

River's RosesYou can see the rose-pattern fabric on the quilt's back.

Reading messagesReading some of the messages of love.

Tears of joyTears of joy.

Holding Sara R's cardHere, Kitsap River holds the card Sara R sent with the quilt.

And now (despite poor lighting and fuzzy focus), here are a few of the many messages of love and support you Kossacks sent her...

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And finally...
Wrapped in loveMy beloved Kitsap River, wrapped in Kossack love.

If any of you are so moved, please support Sara R with a small PayPal donation to help defray her costs.

Thank you from the utmost depths of my heart.

Originally posted to Charles CurtisStanley on Sun Nov 29, 2009 at 03:07 PM PST.

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