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Walking the Americas: Woman preps for 5-year trek

...her parents, Nazarene missionaries who spent time in Chile, Ecuador and the Dominican Republic during her childhood. Along with...through Argentina, Chile and Peru, then continue north through Ecuador and Colombia. Reed intends to drop off at that point, and...
Refuge Notebook: Dena'ina names for birds of the Kenai Peninsula

...spent a few months living with the Cofan Indians in the late 1980s studying white-lipped peccaries along the Rio Aguarico in Ecuador. I remember asking Randy Borman, the multilingual son of the first missionaries to work with the Cofan, what made Cofan...
Childhood obesity challenges

...knows firsthand the benefits of healthy eating.Debra "Deb" Eschmeyer and her new husband, Jeff, were preparing to move to Ecuador as Peace Corps volunteers when her high school sweetheart was diagnosed in February 2004 with Type 1 diabetes. The trip was...

...Norway, 12 p.m.Ivory Coast vs. Thailand, 3 p.m.Friday, June 12At Vancouver, British ColumbiaSwitzerland vs. Ecuador, 3 p.m.Japan vs. Cameroon, 6 p.m.At Winnipeg, ManitobaAustralia vs. Nigeria, 1 p.m.United States vs. Sweden...

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - Not long ago, most of the 80 young cast members of one of Ecuador's most successful musicals were barely seen...been shared with thousands, and not just in Ecuador. Scenes from the musical have also been performed...
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...International ministry to families and children living with disabilities. In his ministry, he has operated in Mongolia, Ecuador, Kenya, Ireland, the Ukraine and in the USA. He currently serves in the Kenai Peninsula School District. Military, firefighters...
KPBSD holds 1st Braille Challenge at Soldotna Library

...Engebretsen. Jordana first came to KPBSD two years ago and last fall moved here permanently from Minnesota. She grew up in Ecuador as a sighted person she told the Dispatch, "I didn't ever meet a blind person in my country." Jordana was already an...
Democracy begins at home

Greetings from Ecuador. I have not been able to keep up to date on the political situation between the United States, Colombia, Venezuela and Ecuador. I have seen enough to know the American people are being lied to...

...from ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who is presumed hiding at a Moscow airport transit area, waiting to hear whether Ecuador, Iceland or another country might grant him asylum. He fled Hong Kong over the weekend and flew to Russia after being charged...
KPBSD Vision Program offers transformational learning... be successful in the classroom alongside their friends," explained Engebretsen. Jordana grew up as a sighted person in Ecuador where she had never even met a blind person. Then at age 21 she contracted Lupus and lost her sight, "We are a third world...


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