Girls offer needy protection from cold
After taking a sandwich from Sammie Zipperer, Gary Moser waits to get a blanket from her sister, Charlie, in Lions Park in Fort Myers, Fla. Friday, Dec. 5, 2008. The Zipperer family began giving out food, blankets, and clothing to the homeless four years ago.
Posted: Monday, December 8, 2008 6:45 pm
Updated: 4:53 pm, Thu Jan 24, 2013.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — There was nothing exceptional about the blanket, really: No shiny, satin trim, no crocheted pattern, no waffled weave. It was just a plain, acrylic blanket, something plucked off a rack at a discount outlet.
And yet, the sight of it in the outstretched hands of a 12-year-old girl, so sweet and simple, startled the man.
Monday, December 8, 2008 6:45 pm.
Updated: 4:53 pm.