Marine Comfort Quilts offer solace for grieving family
Jan Lang of Missouri began the Marine Comfort Quilt Club when 18 members of her son's Marine unit were killed in Iraq.
Since then, she has sewn about 1,000 quilts for military families who have lost a soldier in battle.
One of those families is the Linden family of Detroit Lakes, whose son, Troy, was killed this summer in Iraq when a roadside bomb exploded near his Humvee.
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