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Two special quilts will
help two Sandusky brothers remember their farther, Officer Andrew Dunn. Dunn
was shot and killed in the line of duty in March of 2011.
On Wednesday, his sons Caleb
and Connor were presented with quilts with various law enforcement patches. Inside
one of the quilts is Dunn's police badge.
The quilts were created by
California native Jess Chairez. Chairez lost his own police officers son to an
aneurysm while on duty 14 years ago. Since then, he's been creating quilts to
help family members remember fallen officers.
"I'm just thankful to God
that he gave me the skills to do what I'm doing," said Chairez.
Chairez was connected with
the Dunn family by Kathi Flew of Norwalk. Flew heard about Chairez's work, and
eventually told him about Dunn's tragic death.
"I had never met
them. Didn't really know any of them, but it turns out Andy's widow, Julie,
knew our son, Dillian, so we had the connection and didn't know it," said Flew.
Flew says Dillian died in
a motorcycle accident in 2006. As an organ donor, he saved five lives.
Although all three
families suffered a tragic loss, they say it was the tragedy that brought them