‘Guten Tag, Durango’

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‘Guten Tag, Durango’

Trilingual Guatemalans pay a visit
Sophia Medrano, 16, and nine other high school students from Guatemala City spent 10 days in Durango as part of an exchange program with the Durango High School Interact Club. Medrano and her classmates visited the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County on Thursday to organize and take part in games with the kids there. From left are Medrano and 7-year-olds Alondra Cruz Mendoza, daughter of Carlos Cruz Garcia and Jeamileth Mendoza; Emily D’Aleo, daughter of Jon and Amanda D’Aleo; and Jackson Dreyfuss, son of Adam and Julie Dreyfuss.
Sophia Medrano, 16, upper left, and Sabastian Ibarra, 16, right, taught local children some Guatemalan games and learned some American ones during a visit to the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County.
Marco Flores, 16, president of his Interact Club in Guatemala, and nine of his classmates visited the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County on June 3 to organize and take part in games with the kids there. From left, the kids are Delaine Mize, 8, daughter of Dean and Colleen Mize; Flores; Jordyn Crow, 8, daughter of Brian Crow; and Sydney Ryan, 8, daughter of John and Michelle Ryan. In the foreground at right is Quincy Terrill, 8, daughter of Penny Faust.
Students from Instituto Austriaco Guatemalteco install these concrete-blocked stoves in the homes of indigenous Mayans to help alleviate respiratory ailments and burn injuries.

‘Guten Tag, Durango’

Sophia Medrano, 16, and nine other high school students from Guatemala City spent 10 days in Durango as part of an exchange program with the Durango High School Interact Club. Medrano and her classmates visited the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County on Thursday to organize and take part in games with the kids there. From left are Medrano and 7-year-olds Alondra Cruz Mendoza, daughter of Carlos Cruz Garcia and Jeamileth Mendoza; Emily D’Aleo, daughter of Jon and Amanda D’Aleo; and Jackson Dreyfuss, son of Adam and Julie Dreyfuss.
Sophia Medrano, 16, upper left, and Sabastian Ibarra, 16, right, taught local children some Guatemalan games and learned some American ones during a visit to the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County.
Marco Flores, 16, president of his Interact Club in Guatemala, and nine of his classmates visited the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County on June 3 to organize and take part in games with the kids there. From left, the kids are Delaine Mize, 8, daughter of Dean and Colleen Mize; Flores; Jordyn Crow, 8, daughter of Brian Crow; and Sydney Ryan, 8, daughter of John and Michelle Ryan. In the foreground at right is Quincy Terrill, 8, daughter of Penny Faust.
Students from Instituto Austriaco Guatemalteco install these concrete-blocked stoves in the homes of indigenous Mayans to help alleviate respiratory ailments and burn injuries.
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