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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

McCaig Presented Quilt of Valor


August 4, 2021

Thursday evening’s Cheyenne County Fair events included displays of hand stitchery and mastery of cloth and design.

Beginning the night was a presentation of honor and of craftsmanship.

The Quilts of Valor Foundation is a national organization founded in 2003 by “Blue Star” mom Catherine Roberts. With her son deployed in Iraq, a Gunner sitting atop a Humvee, she felt “only 10 seconds away from panic,” Laura Narjes quoted at the introduction of the presentation Thursday.

Roberts had a vision of post-deployed warrior struggling with his war demons at two in the morning. She saw hi...

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