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Brjen Jones' blanket drive received this quilt from the Peace Makers. The group meets in the basement of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Two Habrors and has made thousands of quilts since it began meeting in the 1980s. (Submitted photo).

Local quilters donate, Brjen's blanket count rises

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Since the News-Chronicle published the story about Brjen Jones, the nine-year old Two Harbors boy who has been conducting a blanket drive for the homeless in the Arrowhead, cozy covers of all kinds have continued to pour into the Jones family living room. At the time the story went to press last week, 127 blankets had been collected. This week there were 203, with two more were on the way from a woman who read about the drive in the Duluth News-Tribune.


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