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Friday, 31 August 2012
The Lockerbie Quilt

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This quilt was produced by five locals to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Lockerbie disaster in 2008. A poster nearby says:

Lest We Forget

This quilt is dedicated to all those who lost their lives in the events of 21 December 1988.
The 259 leaves on the tree depict the souls who lost their lives whilst passengers on Pan Am Flight 103.
The 11 pebbles depict the residents of Lockerbie who lost their lives.
The tree, underpinned by strong roots, represents thecontinuity of life reflecting the way thecommunity of Lockerbie and families of those who died have striven to overcome this tragedy.
The quilt was made as a remembrance of the twentieth anniversary of the disaster.

There is more information on the BBC Website. The quilt is on display at the Dryfesdale Lodge Visitor’s Centre in Lockerbie, an intimate and touching memorial to all the victims of the disaster.

Posted by bigblue on 31/08/2012 at 08:14 AM
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