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Collected Item: “Flowers brighten isolation for many during pandemic”

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Flowers brighten isolation for many during pandemic

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news article

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A 65-year-old woman collects old flowers from funeral homes, grocery stores, and the like. She then makes bouquets and distributes them to nursing homes, hospitals, and community areas such as libraries and even laundromats. The flowers she delivers brighten people's days, especially in these hard times.

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flowers, nursing home, library, hospital, sharing, charity, HSE

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https://www.timesherald.com/business/flowers-brighten-isolation-for-many-during-pandemic/article_986ac636-60ee-11eb-bbdc-3f1c8895c5fd.html

Who originally created this object? (If you created this object, such as photo, then your name goes here.)

Gary Puleo

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2021-01-28
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