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Spanish Daily Journal
     August 17, 2020      #18-230 sdj
 
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Marjorie Cilley, 91, of Manteno, works on a face mask in her office sewing room, where she's made nearly 2,000 masks for donation.

Manteno grandmother has sewn, donated over 2,000

Una abuela de Manteno ha cosido y donado más de

MANTENO— Marjorie Cilley has sewn and donated 2,000 face masks and counting since the start of the pandemic and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon.

The time and dedication she puts into the task would be impressive at any age, but at 91 years old, Cilley’s busy hands are a force for good.

The former kindergarten teacher’s handiwork has made its way from her Manteno home to a health clinic in Texas, the Navajo Nation in Arizona, family members in Seattle, California and Ohio, and as far away as her grandson’s mission trip in Austria.

She has provided them ...

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Marjorie Cillet, 91, of Manteno, stands by the chair she uses to offer free masks to the community outside her home.
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