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Solace for the Children
April 10, 2011

For 6 weeks two years ago, our family hosted an 8 year old boy who arrived with a large mass beneath the skin covering the back of his head. Through the generosity of one the surgeons in our area, and the hospital she practices at, the mass was removed and found to be non-life threatening. Not only did the surgery change his life, but sharing our summer with him changed ours. Solace for the Children changes lives in the same way a stone cast upon a lake changes its surface... spreading outward until the whole surface of the lake is changed.

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For over 10 years I've been a volunteer with this organization, and have seen first hand, time after time, the impact the program has on both the children in need and the families and community partners who volunteer.

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Hope that more areas of the country would form Solace communites.

MY ROLE:
Volunteer & Host Family.