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‘Out of the Home-dinary’

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 11:29 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 11:39 a.m. CDT

Sixth- through 12th-grade youth from Newton’s United Presbyterian Church and Grinnell’s Friends Church experienced a night “Out of the HOME-dinary” on Nov. 15 at Friends Church in Grinnell. After a time of fellowship and a movie, several youth spent the night outdoors in cardboard shelters they’d constructed to experience homelessness firsthand. A hot breakfast was served courtesy of the Friends Church the following morning. Pictured are (front) Andria Mulholland, Christa Follette, Robert Groves, JC Sieck, Alyssa Hartman, Trenton Brady, (back) Seth Signs, Eli Dunne, Pastor Anthony Nieuwsma, David Freeman, Derek Lamb, Andrea Freeman, Anna Hanbeck and Joy Osborn-Daniels.

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