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Mary Ellen Henderson Students Sew Hats for Ailing Children

sewingMary Ellen Henderson students enrolled in the afterschool activities program, are creating hats for patients at Children’s National Medical Center to wear during their treatment.

sewingMary Ellen Henderson students enrolled in the afterschool activities program, are creating hats for patients at Children’s National Medical Center to wear during their treatment. “Glories Happy Hats” is a unique non-profit program created to lift the spirits of children enduring extended hospital stays. As part of an industrious and joyful assembly line, each MEHMS student perform one of an 11-step process. Some cut fabric, others pin, before sending the piece down the line to be stitched on the sewing machine. Finally other students decorate the hats with ribbons and pompoms. Three GMHS IB students volunteer to keep the assembly line moving. (FCCPS Photo/Marybeth Connelly)

 

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