Students learn to crochet and help cancer patients

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Students pick up crocheting to make cancer patients caps

Needlework at Margaret Brent is new to some

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Staff photos by JESSE YEATMAN

Margaret Brent Middle School seventh-grader Courtney Russell, 12, practices her crochet skills.

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Sixth-grade student D.J. Coppins, 11, gets assistance from teacher Donna Allison with a crochet chain she is working on.

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Evan Aragon, 13, a seventh-grade student, practices his crochet with the school’s Crochet Chemo Caps club.

It is not quite all the rage, but a small group of students at Margaret Brent Middle School are learning to crochet to make caps for cancer patients.
The students, under the guidance of veteran teacher Donna Allison, started a club this school year called Crochet Chemo Caps.

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