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Chimbote Rain

Earlier this month torrential rains began to fall in Chimbote, Peru, lasting more than eight hours. This is the worst rain emergency in over 40 years. Thousands of homes have been damaged bringing devastation to men, women, and children already living in extreme...

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Eight Stitches For My Eighth Visit

By Dan Kunkleman, Charlotte, NC Eight days after returning home from my eighth Chimbote, Peru Mission Trip, as I reflect on my latest experience I once again find myself designating it my favorite, most awesome and without doubt most eventful one. One aspect aiding...

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Hope, Dignity, and $153.37

It may be difficult for those living in the United States to imagine $153.37 changing the lives of a family of five in a significant way. But in the barrios of Chimbote, Peru that's exactly what happened.   Esther Maria Callan Medina, a petite woman with large,...

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