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HELPING OUT: MINNESOTANS FIX SMILES OVERSEAS


Saturday, May. 29, 2004


HELPING OUT: MINNESOTANS FIX SMILES OVERSEAS

Some children arrived in knapsacks on their mothers' backs, some in ramshackle trucks with their parents who carried them part way and then hitched a ride. Others arrived by bus, traveling more than 100 miles. … Team translators from Utah State University told of tearful good-byes when the children went home after surgery. The trip was life-changing for student volunteers Lindsey Bowman of Austin, Minn., and Spencer Larsen of Salt Lake City. They raised money for the surgeries and provided pre-and post-operative care. (Star Tribune, 05/29/04) Click on:http://www.startribune.com/stories/1405/4799206.html



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