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The public is invited to come view the 236 quilts that were created in memory of those who have suffered with Alzheimers. Submitted Photo

'Alzheimer's Illustrated' on display

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Their names are printed on the "wrong" side of the fabric, where the color is muted, the pattern faded.

It's not an accident. The faded, muted colors of the patches comprising the "Name Quilts" in the traveling art quilt exhibit, "Alzheimer's Illustrated: From Heartbreak to Hope" is very symbolic of the effects of Alzheimer's disease on the human body and spirit.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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