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Faith and service

"Faith and service" Continued...

(Dillsburg resident Carolyn Kimmel traveled to Africa recently to work on a biography of Alvan Thuma, a missionary doctor who lived and worked in a remote area of the African bush in the mid-1950s.)

Carolyn Kimmel
Carolyn Kimmel

Carolyn, a graduate of Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., lives in Dillsburg, Pa., with her husband, Mark, and three daughters. She began her writing career at the York Dispatch/York Sunday News in York, Pa., covering everything from cops and politics to agriculture and teen pregnancy, and winning awards from state and national groups. A freelancer since 2000, she has written two books on missionaries and now writes health news for the Harrisburg Patriot-News/PennLive in Harrisburg, Pa.


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