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    MIGHT take a 2 week vacation....

    because 6 people got together with me last Friday .... and stuffed 27 doll bodies for VERY sick kids, I have been able to complete 8 dolls since then. (boy dolls are fast and easy) One boy doll (child buddy) went out Saturday and these 7 are waiting for a child to love them. It makes a total of 158 dolls made for VERY sick kids.

    If there are no doll requests that consume all seven, I may take a vacation from dolls for two weeks. If not, I'll just keep on keeping on. I hope you will like seeing the dolls.

    I hope none are becoming tired of my posting them. I know several out there enjoy seeing them and hearing about the children. (Most with cancer.)

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    Darling kids, there Vickey! You've been so busy. I do hope you get a little break.
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    I could never get tired of seeing those beautiful young ladies and handsome young men you create.

    Enjoy a few days off and have some fun.

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    That is such a kind thing for you to do! God Bless you! How could I learn to do something like that?

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    Really nice Vickey! I'm amazed that you make them all different all the time!

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    This is a very special project and so generous of you!

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    I sent you a PM with my email address, so you have the information you asked for.

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    That is such a kind thing for you to do! God Bless you! How could I learn to do something like that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sapphire_Rae View Post
    Darling kids, there Vickey! You've been so busy. I do hope you get a little break.
    Thanks Sapphire. I am kind of tired and thinking that if possible, a break would be a good thing. We sent out 9 dolls in under 2 weeks (unusual) so I have really been busy trying to build up a supply again. Glad you liked the kids. HUGS

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chasing Hawk View Post
    I could never get tired of seeing those beautiful young ladies and handsome young men you create.

    Enjoy a few days off and have some fun.

    Chase
    thanks so much Chase. I am tired, so maybe this time there will be some more time between sick kids and making dolls. Hugs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hudgoddess View Post
    Really nice Vickey! I'm amazed that you make them all different all the time!
    Thank you Hud. My hubby even agrees (as do I) that they all seem different in some manner. I never know when I begin a doll how it will turn out. I just grab the doll material and it all develops from there. I hug and pray fro each doll always as they are being made (a prayer within my mind), even as they are being sent out, I say the same silent prayer that the right doll goes to the right child and is able to comfort.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chislett View Post
    This is a very special project and so generous of you!
    thanks and it was nice to chat with you in the chat room tonight. So good to meet new people and see what they are doing in their lives. I am glad you enjoyed seeing the 7 dolls finished up this late afternoon. It makes a total 158 so far. The newest goal is 100. Someone suggested we have a 'virtual party' and celebrate, when that day comes about.
    Thanks again. It was good to meet you.
    Vickey S.

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    The doll in my avatar is a doll that went out to a child who has undergone 14 surgeries and had a second and new diagnosis AGAIN of brain cancer. Her story is on the doll's website, being hosted by Sew-Tracy of the quilting forum.
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    Your dolls are so very cute!!!!!

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    thanks. so glad you enjoyed seeing them. I live in Crescent City, CA

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    Who could get tired of something like your dolls? They are just the cat's meow and all so different. Please keep on sharing pics of them. But take a break and do something for YOURSELF now and then!
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    Vickey, please take a rest and come back refreshed. The children understand the need for rest. It would please the children to know that the doll-maker is resting and praying for them. You are a very special person. May God bless.


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    Keep on Keeping on...you are doing a wonderful act of love and service. Bless you.
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    Thank you for your seemingly tireless work in making these. How wonderful for those children to have something to help comfort them along their journey. Your generous heart will not go unrewarded!
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    This is one of my favorite posts! I love seeing your dolls and how sweet they all are. Some child somewhere is smiling because of you! Don't stop showing the babies.....
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    Your dolls are so precious! What a generous lady!! The girls dolls are beautiful and the boys so handsome! I'm a bit partial to the boys as four out of six children were boys. Many Blessings to you for all you do! I for one love seeing your babies!

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    Thanks for the encouragement on the posting of the dolls. I am so glad at least you guys aren't tired of my freqrent posting. Today a lady who had taken some donated fabric I'd been sent to her home, brought me 12 ready to sew and decorate dresses. Some from my church gathered and stuffed 17 dolls so now there are 19 left to get dressed after I catch my breath.

    Thanks for all the support. How can a VERY sick child not feel the love in all the dolls when so many out there are caring for them and praying as well.

    God bless all of you and yours.

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    For your sake i hope you can take a vacation
    you deserve a vacation. You work hard...keep the pics cmng.

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    thanks Lynnie, and I appreciate the support. I meant to say above that 27 dolls got stuffed... not 17. another typo. YIKES

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    They're all soooooo Cute and adorable. God bless you for all the work you do! all of us can use a break ones in a while!

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    Beautiful job, Vickey! You should take a break but never quit posting the pictures. They are adorable!!
    God, Wonderful Family, Great Health, Awesome Friends, Quilting & Chocolates - - What more could a girl be blessed with!!

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