The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 22, 2001 · Page 63
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 63

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, April 22, 2001
Page 63
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Restore vision ~ Hattlesburg, Miss. — Bobble Morgan was legally blind and needed help to even step off a curb. Then she got free cataract surgery on Make A Difference Day. Now she's able to drive a car. "My eyesight," she says, "Is the best gift I've ever had." Story, page 10. Imagine the possibilities ~ Goshen, Co/tf.—This barren lot has a ripe future, say CllftonGlddlngs and JesusLoza. The 13-year-olds rallied other youth to clean It up In a determined effort to create their town's only playground. Total haul by 300 volunteers: 40 tons of bulk garbage, 1,000 tires, 5,000 pounds of hazardous wastes. Story, page 8. 3. 1 4 X ' Go over the top '^Honolulu — 2,100 soldiers, relatives and civilian co-workers grappled with 100 projects on their temporary home island of Oahu. The gutsiest maneuver: rappelling off the face of Diamond Head to pick up trash skewered on rocks by the wind. This daredevil do-gooder Is Staff Sgt. Christopher Norrls, the Army's NCO of 2001. Story, page 9. Pull together ~ FortHoodand Kllleen, Texas — An army of 12,000 volunteers joined forces to bring aid and comfort to 28,000 needy neighbors. "We don't have a lot of money," says an organizer, "but people, we've got." Story, page 9. USA WEEKEND • April 20-22,2001 7

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