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91-year-old has knitted more than 8,000 hats for the homeless

By Laura Vitto

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In news that will warm you to your icy core, this 91-year-old hospice patient has spent the past 15 years knitting hats for the homeless.

WXMI reports that Morrie Boogart of Grandville, Michigan — who suffers from skin cancer and a growth on his kidney — spends his days knitting in his bed at a local hospice center. Since picking up the craft, he says he’s knitted well over 8,000 caps.

Boogart says it takes him about two days to finish a hat using his knitting loom and the pile of yarn he keeps by his bed. In October, his hats will be ready for shelter delivery. …

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