Warming Hearts and Heads
Mandy Douglas’ twin boys, born 17 weeks ahead of schedule, were the size of Beanie Babies. Each one weighed under 2 pounds. “It was a little surreal,” she said. “They were so tiny.”
Three weeks passed before Douglas and her husband finally held their newborns and dressed them for the first time -- with stocking hats. “It was a big step because it meant that they were getting bigger and they were growing and they were getting stronger every day,” Douglas said.
But the boys’ hats didn’t come from a store -- they were handmade by 20-year-old Colorado student Suzy Luff.
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