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Meet the Unlikeliest Knitters

By Rob Schroeder
March 28, 2017

Who says teens don't like to knit?  Don't tell that to Dorothea Tobin, MEd Special Education student and a teacher at North Lawndale College Prep.  A knitting club she started is providing teens with numerous outlets:  a therapeutic activity to mitigate the effects of exposure to trauma, a chance to build group work skills and meaningful employment opportunities selling knitted wares.

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