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Barry learnt quilting to help beloved wife with Alzheimer's. He didn't stop after losing her

Marlene Even
Updated November 27 2023 - 1:10pm, first published November 26 2023 - 5:26pm
Barry Whitehead sits in front of his sewing machine making a quilt at his Barrack Heights home. Picture by Sylvia Liber
Barry Whitehead sits in front of his sewing machine making a quilt at his Barrack Heights home. Picture by Sylvia Liber

At 93 years of age, Barry Whitehead sits in front of his sewing machine at his Barrack Heights home making quilts for those in need.

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Marlene Even

Marlene Even

Journalist

Journalist at the Illawarra Mercury. Previously a radio and podcast host at 2SER Radio.

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