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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
10 is "wear blue to work day" to show support in the fight against child abuse.
If you're in downtown Toledo that day, you may notice a few parking meters and
bike racks wrapped in blue yarn, as well.
called yarn bombing, and some pieces have a special meaning.
a collaborative effort to bring awareness to the day, Lucas County Children
Services and the Toledo Free Press reached out to a local "yarn bomber." She
reached out to the yarn bombing community, and the response was unexpected.
from Germany, Sweden, France, Maine, California and more arrived on the desk of
Editor in Chief Michael Miller, but one particular package was enough to bring
the cause full-circle.
saw the cards and then the comment, and then the picture of Newtown on the card
and I immediately went to one of our editors' offices and said, ‘You won't
believe what we just received,'" Miller explained. "We're not just getting yarn
from people who are interested in this cause, we're getting yarn from people
who have been living this pain for the last few months."
package said, "Greetings from Sandy Hook, CT. We know all too well that we need
to protect our children and applaud you for your efforts on ‘Wear Blue Day.'"
no place in the nation that understand the loss and the need to protect
children like that. That's ground zero for this topic," Miller said. "Those
aren't just pieces of yarn, they're little pieces of soul from Newtown."