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Taking the Less-Traveled Academic Road

Taking the Less-Traveled Academic Road

By Rita Robinson | LB Indy Last summer, Dean Hodes went with his uncle, a medical doctor in Ethiopia, on his rounds at Mother Teresa’s Orphanage for destitute children in Addis Ababa, the African country’s capital city. The young Hodes fed, played with and started teaching “Simon Says” to a few 7- and 8-year-old blind […]

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A Survivor Pursues a Cancer Center Where None Exists

A Survivor Pursues a Cancer Center Where None Exists

It takes passion to launch a non-profit organization and resources to sustain it. Wossene Bowler, a Laguna Beach resident since 1996 who is the founder of Life’s Second Chance Foundation, is long on passion, but short on resources. She does possess a reservoir of good luck and determination. A cancer survivor, Bowler, at 52, is […]