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Lise Schleicher crochets a heart in her home April 6. The owner of Basket Works has made more than 2,200 of the items since starting last year in an effort to raise awareness for the Peyton Heart Project, which aims to reduce the stigma around depression and suicide. inset: The tags on the hearts include positive messages. PHOTOS by Matt Yan/22nd Century Media
Hundreds of hearts are still left to be distributed at Lise Schleicher’s home. PHOTOS bY Mat Yan/22nd Century Media
Matt Yan, Editor
4:14 pm CDT April 17, 2017
About a year ago, Lise Schleicher started crocheting hearts. It was a simple, mindless task that kept her hands busy during meetings. Soon she had made hundreds.