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Samsons serve in Guatemala

 

April 10, 2018

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SCOTI TANULA, kneeling and Emily Strand get a little help from Carlos, one of the children who will occupy the home being constructed by the GCC Service Learning Team.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - Students and former students from Gogebic Community College and Luther L. Wright High School joined eight members of the community to take a service learning trip March 10-18 to Guatemala.

It was in conjunction with Pure Vida Ministries, which works to promote health and education in the Quiche department of Guatemala, according to its website, purevida.org.

The trip cost $2,000 per person and over $7,500 in grants and scholarships were provided to GCC students who applied for funding.

During the service trip, students worked on the c...



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