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Fashion Student Makes ‘Memory Bears’ for Grieving Folks From the Clothing Of Their Deceased Loved Ones

 Photo by Mary Macinnes
Photo by Mary Macinnes

A crafty Scottish woman has come up with the sweetest way for people to keep meaningful mementos of their loved ones.

For the last six years, Mary Macinnes has been making people “Memory Bears” out of the favorite clothing of their deceased friends and family.

Macinnes, who studied fashion technology at Herriot Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, says that she made her first memory bear for a friend when she was just 16 years old. She quickly became flooded with people’s requests for their own Memory Bear, but she always turned them down because she wanted to focus on her studies . . .

Read more by McKinley Corbley at Good News Network

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