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Volunteers Make Angel Gowns For Babies Gone Too Soon

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Volunteers make angel gowns for NICU babies that never make it home.

The Texas based non-profit organization “NICU Helping Hands” turns old wedding dresses into precious keepsakes for grieving families to dress their babies taken too soon.

The group in Southeast Kansas is one of the largest, the local chapter in Pittsburg gathered to stitch love into the tiny gowns.

Almost every part of the wedding dress can be used. The gowns come in all sizes for babies.

"There's lots of challenges that we face making these, because every one is made with love, sometimes sweat and tears. But every one is different, because every bride gown that we use is completely different,” says volunteer Beth Bradshaw.

Members have made more than 150 baby gowns in the last year.
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