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Visiting Salem youth help local towns

Students spend spring break helping out

LIND – A team of 27 students and 12 adult volunteers from Salem, Ore., spent their spring break helping folks in Adams County communities last week.

They painted buildings in Benge, cleaned up the community garden in Lind and freshened the Ralston cemetery, according to high school student Lauren Halliday, a member of the youth group.

"In the afternoons, we've been holding Vacation Bible School for kids from kindergarten through eighth-grade," student Daniel Nemecek said. "We play games, talk about Jesus, and help with small groups."

Youth leader Robert Beckley shared his perspective.

"These s...


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