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Quilts open dialog for sexually abused teens

August 13, 2013

Enid Figueroa works on a new quilt. Her daughter suggested making the donation to the girls at the Northwest Treatment Associates. (Palatine Park District, Handout)

The Palatine Park District quilt group donated quilts to 6 girls at Northwest Treatment Associates. Not only were the quilts pretty bed covers, but they were used to prompt meaningful discussions. One talk emphasized the fact that each quilt is unique and beautiful, just like each of the girls. Other conversations were about ways the girls can nurture and comfort themselves and how there are people who do bad things, but also people who are good and caring.

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