Marilyn Williams http://wmuk.org en Pearl Harbor parachute becomes beautiful Christmas gift http://wmuk.org/post/pearl-harbor-parachute-becomes-beautiful-christmas-gift <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Christmas Eve, 1959, in a small apartment in Cleveland, Ohio, the foot pedal on Mary </span>Juratovac<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Gansen’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> old treadle sewing machine was steadily being rocked forward and back, driving the belt that made the needle go up and down into the night. Some women would get fancy electric sewing machines that Christmas. Each of Mary’s two young daughters would be gifted a priceless heirloom made out a WWII parachute.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 18:29:00 +0000 Nancy Camden 11214 at http://wmuk.org Pearl Harbor parachute becomes beautiful Christmas gift