Knit or crochet a square and make an AIDS orphan warm. Send your 8" squares to the adress here: http://www.knit-a-square.com/postal.html and they will make a part of a blanket for an AIDS orphan! They also take hats and sweaters too! I'm planning on trying to do this :)
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