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At 90, Norma Hawk still ‘looms’ large as a gifted weaver

August 11, 2011

Norma Hawk shows how she wraps hand-sewn bags in a ball to make a rug. — Post & Mail photo / Robin R. Plasterer

She is one of the oldest citizens in Columbia City and she still mows her own yard, cooks her own food, cleans her own house, plays euchre and weaves rugs out of plastic bags.
Norma Hawk, 90, didn’t know about weaving when she first acquired her loom.
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