Monday, May 20, 2013

Third Graders Honor Servicemen With Handmade Quilts

Written by Amanda Castro on Thursday, May 09, 2013 06:27 PM. Posted in Local

BONAIRE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Third graders at Hilltop Elementary honored active and veteran servicemen on Thursday by giving each of them a handmade quilt featuring patriotic squares they created.
It is a hug from a small patriot and a quilt.

"Just about the time you think the kids here lost their respect for the military and they really don't care for the country, something like this comes along and really puts a warm feeling in your heart," retired Colonel Craig Lightfoot with the U.S. Air Force said.

Lightfoot is one of 25 local servicemen to receive a warrior quilt from the third graders...READE MORE AT THE LINK ABOVE

Submitted by Jeff Thorne - ( Thanks Jeff!!)

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