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It's Too Long (The River of Tears)
Blek, Charles
Blek, Mary Leigh
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Santa Ana's River of Tears quilt was created in 1995 by Santa Ana families who were affected by firearm violence. The quilt is over 45 feet long and 4 feet wide and contains 75 squares of fabric, each one representing a victim of Santa Ana gun violence in 1995. The quilt was taken to Sacramento in 1997 to advocate for gun safety. The Bleks lost their oldest son to gun violence in June 1994. Recorded at the Laguna Hills Technology Library on July 11, 2011 as part of the California of the Past Digital Stories Series.
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Blek, Charles
Blek, Mary Leigh
Santa Ana (Calif.)

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