Memorial Needlework for Cari Lightner

Memorial Needlework for Cari Lightner

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Candace Lightner founded MADD in 1980 after a driver who had been drinking killed her daughter Cari. The front side has a white background with text and a Christian Cross in black and a little flower in pink, red, and green. The text reads "CARI LIGHTNER MAY 3 1980" at the top and "MADD" at the bottom. The exact origin of the plaque (who presented it) is unknown.
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thread (overall material)
overall: 10 7/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 27.6225 cm x 20.955 cm x 1.27 cm
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Gift of Candace Lightner
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America On The Move
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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