Local volunteers work to improve lives of Guatemalans

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Local volunteers work to improve lives of Guatemalans

More than 230 residents have traveled on medical missions
Dentist Gail Person works on a Guatemalan patient while an interpreter stands nearby to assist as needed. Person traveled to Guatemala on one of many trips organized by Larry and Sandy Turner to help impoverished residents. The trips are organized through the First United Methodist Church, but volunteers from more than 12 churches have been involved.

Local volunteers work to improve lives of Guatemalans

Dentist Gail Person works on a Guatemalan patient while an interpreter stands nearby to assist as needed. Person traveled to Guatemala on one of many trips organized by Larry and Sandy Turner to help impoverished residents. The trips are organized through the First United Methodist Church, but volunteers from more than 12 churches have been involved.

Local volunteers work to improve lives of Guatemalans

Dr. Victor Lopez meets outside with a patient in a rural village of Guatemala because indoor space was not available. He is assisted by an interpreter, left. Interpreters help teams organized by Larry and Sandy Turner by translating English, Spanish and Mayan languages.

Local volunteers work to improve lives of Guatemalans

Optometrist Lee Ann Hoven cares for a Guatemalan resident on one of the medical mission trips organized by Larry and Sandy Turner through the First United Methodist Church. The couple has organized medical mission trips through the church since 2012.
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