Thurl Bailey, schoolchildren make blankets for refugees

Published: Friday, Nov. 22 2013 11:37 p.m. MST

Former Utah Jazz player Thurl Bailey ties a fleece blanket with his son Bryson and other Freedom Elementary fourth-graders in Highland Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. The blankets will be donated to refugee children through the Department of Workforce Services.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

HIGHLAND — Thurl Bailey may have covered the paint like a blanket during his days with the Utah Jazz, but he took on some more important blanket duties on Friday.

Bailey and fourth-graders at Freedom Elementary made blankets for refugee children. The blankets will be distributed through the Utah Department of Workforce Services.

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