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Book Review: 'The Farmer’s Wife' a moving plains tribute

If you live anywhere in the Upper Midwest, particularly with our recent blizzard, you can understand the value of a handmade quilt.

Quilting is the subject of a wonderful book, “The Farmer’s Wife: Homestead Medallion Quilt,” by Laurie Aaron Hird of Shullsburg, Wisconsin. The book, one of a series, was inspired by Ada Melville Shaw, whose own story is both intriguing and inspiring.

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