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A lap serves as the dental chair during a check-up for children at Hogar Dulce Hogar in Mexico City (fundacionhogardulcehogar.org). Dr. Ruth Wise (L) supplied the expertise while other people, including Dr. Norell in Sunnyside, offered supplies.

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When Dr. Ruth Wise planned a visit to her home country of Bolivia, she expressed a desire to help children in La Paz – to Dr. Gregory Norell, the dentist who hired her when she moved to Sunnyside more than a decade ago.

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