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Wednesday, January 18, 2006

She'll Quilt Forever, or Die Trying

From the (Yucca Valley, Calif.) Hi-Desert Star:

90-year-old's birthday gift: 98 quilts for descendants

By Michelle Willey / Hi-Desert Star Tuesday, January 17, 2006

YUCCA VALLEY - “I don't feel 90, I haven't felt old until this year,” says Herminia Rios, who celebrated her 90th birthday on Dec. 30 with a party at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Close to 120 people came to Rios' party to help her celebrate, said her daughter-in-law Norma Rios.

During the party Rios gave 98 quilts which she had made over the last 10 years to each member of her direct family line.

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