Woman turns late mother's clothing into teddy bears for grieving families
OKLAHOMA – Few of us escape life without feeling it.
The heartbreaking pain of losing someone you love is difficult for many.
Janette Dye felt that pain when her mother died five years ago.
Dye said it was difficult to give away her mother's clothing.
So, she found another solution.
Dye made her mom's favorite shirts into huggable bears.
Then, she volunteered to make the Remembrance Bears for Good Shepard Hospice.
That was 400 bears ago.
"These families are in tears they're so happy," said Crista Cook.
Cook manages the volunteers for the hospice organization.
She said families who receive the bears "just absolutely love all the work she does. She puts her heart into it and gives it so much thought and pays attention to every little detail. It's just beautiful."
Join Linda Cavanaugh and First Fidelity's Brian Hartgrove as they surprise Dye and Pay it 4Ward.