Every Day Hero

Need an inspiration or to be challenged by an every day hero? This article is for you.

Think you’ve been sewing a long time? Well, Lillian Weber probably has you beat. The great-grandmother from Bettendorf, Iowa, first learned the craft a whopping 91 years ago, when she was just 8 years old. Today, at age 99, Weber doesn’t just pick up a needle and thread once in a while. She makes a dress every single day – dresses that eventually find their way to kids in need halfway around the world.

“I feel like I’ve just been so blessed to be able to help somebody,” she tells Yahoo DIY. “It helps me mentally to know I’m helping these little girls.” Read more.

Nancy

 

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