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Local preschoolers get surprised with blanket donation

Loy makes her blankets, which she calls Nana’s Creations: “Made with Love and Imperfections,” and hands them out to preschool children. Loy received support from several local groups to buy materials.
Photos by Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
Loretta Loy hands a blanket to 5-year-old J.J. Carter, right, while Eli Dunn, 4, waits for his turn to select a blanket Tuesday at Maplewood Elementary School. Loy has made 32 blankets so far and plans to make more and expand to other area schools. The South Side Optimist Club is one of the sponsors that helped her buy the fabric for the donated blankets.

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