Florida family sell blankets by Okeechobee music festival in honor of their late sister

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CONCERT. SOOJI NAM SHARES WHY AND FOR WHOM THESE WOMEN ARE DOING THIS. SOOJI: IF UYO COME TO THE OKEECHOBEE MUSIC FESTIVAL, YOU MIGHT PASS THROUGH THESE WOMEN. >> WE THOUGHT, LET’S HAVE FUN. >> INSTEAD OF MAKING IT AN INCONVENIENCE, LET’S MAKE IT PLEASURE. SOOJI: THIS FAMILY SELLS HANDMADE BLANKETS AND OTHER ACCESSORIES ON THE ROAD >> THESE ARE TIE BLANKETS AND WE ALWAYS PASS THEM BETWEEN OUR FAMILY MEMBERS AND WE LOVE THEM, WE ARE ADDICTIVE OF IT. THERE IS ONE ON MY BED, THERE IS ONE ON MY MOM’S BED. SOOJI: BUT THERE IS A DEEPER MEANING BEHIND THE COVERS. >> IT WAS HIS ABSOLUTE FAVORITES. WE HAVE MANY OF THEM IN THE HOUSE. AND WE’RE LIKE, HEY, WE HAVE TO SELL THEM. MAYBE PEOPLE WILL LOVE THEM. SOOJI: COURTNYE LIGGETT’S SIERST DIED DUE TO COMPLICATIONS FROM COVID-19. WE LEARNED SHE LOVED OKEECHOBEE MUSIC FESTIVAL. >> MY SISTER WAS A HUGE PART OF MY LIFE AND THIS IS A WAY TO HONOR HER BECAUSE THAT’S WHAT WE ALL DO TE.IM HONOR MY SISTER AND DO THINGS IN HER NAME. MY MOTHER HAS A TATTOO JUST GOT FOR MY SISTER. ER SOOJI: HIS LOVED ONES KEEP HIS MEMORY ALIVE EVERY DAY. >> MONEY IS NICE, BUT IF WE DON’T SELL ANYTHING, WE HAVE TO SIT HERE, TALK TO PEOP.LE >> WE GOT A LOT OF CHRISTMAS GIFTS. [LAUS]GH SOOJI: THE MUSIC FESTIVAL IS ON

The family sells blankets by the Okeechobee Music Festival in honor of their late sister

“It was his absolute favorite. We have so many in the house. And we were like, ‘Hey, we should sell them. Maybe people would like them,'” Liggett said.

If you’re heading to the Okeechobee Music Festival, you might come across a group of women selling colorful blankets and other paraphernalia. “We watched all the traffic go by and this year we thought, ‘Let’s just have fun. Instead of making it an inconvenience, let’s have fun,’” Patty Wilson told WPBF 25 News. In other news: The ‘Wheel of Fortune’ feather fiasco that’s been called the series’ ‘most painful 2 minutes’ our family. And we love them, we’re There’s one on my bed, there’s one on my mom’s bed,” Courtnye Liggett said. There’s a deeper meaning behind the covers. “It was her absolute favorite. We have so many in the house. And we thought, “Hey, we should sell them. Maybe people would like them,” Liggett said. The latest: Ukrainian civilians continue to take up arms as Russia targets the coastline, Liggett’s sister, energy hub, has died of complications from COVID-19. She said she enjoyed people watching at the Okeechobee Music Festival. “My sister was a big part of my life and it’s a way of honoring her because that’s what we do all the time. Honor my sister and do things in her name. My mom has a tattoo that ‘she just did for my sister,” Liggett said. “Money is good, but if we don’t sell anything, we have to sit here talking to people. We have lots of Christmas presents,” said Maira Heller. The Okeechobee Music Festival runs through Sunday.

If you’re heading to the Okeechobee Music Festival, you might come across a group of women selling colorful blankets and other paraphernalia.

“We watched all the traffic go by and this year we thought, ‘Let’s just have fun. Instead of making it an inconvenience, let’s have fun,’” Patty Wilson told WPBF 25 News.

In other news: The ‘Wheel of Fortune’ feather fiasco that’s been called the series’ ‘most painful 2 minutes’

“These are tie-on blankets and we’ve always passed them around among our family members. And we love them, we’re addicted to them. There’s one on my bed, there’s one on my bed. mother,” Courtnye Liggett said.

There is a deeper meaning behind the covers.

“It was his absolute favorite. We have so many in the house. And we were like, ‘Hey, we should sell them. Maybe people would like them,'” Liggett said.

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Liggett’s sister died of complications from COVID-19. She said she enjoyed people watching at the Okeechobee Music Festival.

“My sister was a big part of my life and it’s a way of honoring her because that’s what we do all the time. Honoring my sister and doing things in her name. My mom has a tattoo that ‘she just did for my sister,’” Liggett said.

“Money is good, but if we don’t sell anything, we have to sit here talking to people. We have lots of Christmas presents,” said Maira Heller.

The Okeechobee Music Festival runs through Sunday.

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