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Thread: dumpster quilts-interesting article

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    I read the article. How sad that someone had thrown these quilts away and how wonderful that they were rescued by someone who appreciated them. There should be a place to send unwanted quilts so they can be forwarded to loving homes!

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    So glad they were rescued.

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    I will never understand how people can just throw anything that was made with love in any generation!

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    Love the story. Why would anybody through away a quilt?

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    It is stories like this that makes me keep my eyes open for a chance to help someone. I know when I am gone our kids won't care about many of our keepsakes.

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    What a great idea!

    "There should be a place to send unwanted quilts so they can be forwarded to loving homes!"

    I'm so glad they were rescued.

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    i can't even imagine throwing away quilts such as those!

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    I still have a beautiful braided rug that I pulled out of a dumpster about 8 or 9 years ago. Brought it home, washed it up and have used it ever since! Just don't understand why people do what they do.

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    Such beautiful pieces of history!!! I wonder if the people who threw the quilts away saw the newspaper article.

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