Shirley Harper, a blind woman in Fresno who knits hats for a few groups, including Operation Christmas Child, is known as the organization’s “granny wrapper” in Fresno, for wrapping over 1,000 shoeboxes with colorful paper so the children receiving the gifts would “have something pretty to look at.”
Shirley Harper, a blind woman in Fresno who knits hats for a few groups, including Operation Christmas Child, is known as the organization’s “granny wrapper” in Fresno, for wrapping over 1,000 shoeboxes with colorful paper so the children receiving the gifts would “have something pretty to look at.” JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com
Shirley Harper, a blind woman in Fresno who knits hats for a few groups, including Operation Christmas Child, is known as the organization’s “granny wrapper” in Fresno, for wrapping over 1,000 shoeboxes with colorful paper so the children receiving the gifts would “have something pretty to look at.” JOHN WALKER jwalker@fresnobee.com

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12 Faces of Christmas: Blind but with clear faith, Shirley Harper knits and wraps with love

December 24, 2015 9:01 AM

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