Tribune photo by Antonio Perez
January 19, 2009
Cancer patient Connie Williams wears one of the hats donated by "Knitters for Obama" while she speaks to the press as part of the Martin Luther King Service Day event on Monday at University of Chicago Medical Center. Hundreds of knitted hats were issued to chemo patients at the event. Williams' daughter, Ebunoluwa Tinua, sits beside her mother, while some of the volunteer knitters and hospital staff are in the background.