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Nov 2018
Mission Trip Reflections by Linda Anderson

I thought I knew what Compassion did.  I had no idea, really. In June, when Mike Schuster represented Compassion at Bow Valley, Jim and I felt moved to sponsor a child.  We chose Manuel Gonzalez from El Salvador, an eight year old boy, who lived with his dad, but had no mom in his life.  He did not attend school.  We hoped we could help give him a better future. In September I was flying to El Salvador with our mission’s team to see firsthand how Compassion influences the world for Christ.  ......

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