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Red tape keeps Ugandan youth from medical care he needs

Red tape keeps Ugandan youth from medical care he needs

There is a picture of Rogers Ssembatya in late 2011, a scant two months after he had undergone a complicated surgery to realign and fuse his spine.

March 11, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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The new Tender Mercies orphanage

The new Tender Mercies orphanage

The new Tender Mercies orphanage, home to 15 boys and three girls, with room for more, was built on the edge of Kayunga Town, in central Uganda, with money from donors.

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40 Under Forty: Tracy Moore, owner, Tracy Moore Photographers Inc.

40 Under Forty: Tracy Moore, owner, Tracy Moore Photographers Inc.

Billings photographer Tracy Moore has been in Tanzania for the past couple of months, helping to bring clean water to remote villages and to improve education opportunities for African children. She has been working with African Reflections Foundation, a nonprofit that’s dedicated to improvi…

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Faith-based nonprofit helps Ugandans help themselves

Faith-based nonprofit helps Ugandans help themselves

Dr. Doug Parker took the trip of a lifetime earlier this year, and his enthusiasm about it is infectious.

October 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Rocky volleyball player's addiction: Seeing 'how happy these kids are'

Rocky volleyball player's addiction: Seeing 'how happy these kids are'

For Rocky Mountain College volleyball player Jayde Hair, it all started for her as an eighth-grader when she gathered 600 pairs of new shoes and socks and flew to Guatemala to give them to orphans.

October 18, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Key MSU gene research published

Key MSU gene research published

A Montana State University plant geneticist’s work on a deadly crop disease is featured in the journal Science.

July 01, 2013 5:39 pm Video Photos

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Sublette County residents stockpile bras for sex trafficking victims

CASPER, Wyo. -- On a recent 40-degree day a woman entered Knot Just Hair salon in Pinedale in a big, fluffy winter coat.

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AIDSpirit USA traveling to Africa to help children orphaned by AIDS

AIDSpirit USA, a faith-based, volunteer group that is actively involved in the Billings area and in Africa, will travel to Uganda on Jan. 22 to continue its work.

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Work gets under way on Ugandan orphanage

Work gets under way on Ugandan orphanage

Brick by brick, an orphanage to house Ugandan orphans is under construction after much hard work raising thousands of dollars.

August 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Billings Central High raises money for orphanage in Uganda

Billings Central High raises money for orphanage in Uganda

Students at Billings Central High School are helping build an orphanage in a small village halfway around the world, one brick at a time.

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Walk for Water designed to raise awareness of world's water crisis

Walk for Water, an event to raise awareness for the need for clean water, is set for Saturday at Montana State University Billings with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Student Union building.

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L-C State men, Carroll women race to Frontier titles

L-C State men, Carroll women race to Frontier titles

A one-hour delay at the start -- due to frost -- didn't take any of the steam out of Lewis-Clark State's Jimmy Oribo and Carroll College's Rhianna Grossman.

November 04, 2011 9:00 pm Photos

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Ugandan teenager smiling days after complex spine surgery

Ugandan teenager smiling days after complex spine surgery

Roger Ssembatya has suffered more trials in 15 years than most people experience in a lifetime.

October 26, 2011 9:45 pm Photos

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Roger Ssembatya

Roger Ssembatya

Roger Ssembatya, 15, puts on a big smile from his hospital bed on Wednesday at St. Vincent Healthcare. Roger, who is from Uganda, had complex surgery on his spine to improve his ability to breathe.

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Hope 2 One Life show, sale on Saturday

A craft show and raffle garage sale will be held on Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Frontier Cancer Center at 32nd Street West and Grand Avenue. The event will include a BBQ lunch donated by Fuddruckers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and featured speakers at 1 p.m.

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Medical donations

Medical donations

A box of medical supplies in St. Vincent Healthcare's distribution center is waiting to be shipped to Uganda where they will be used at the new $30,000 Emmanuel Clinic, which is set to open in January.

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Medical aid sought

Medical aid sought

Residents of Uganda wait outside a makeshift clinic to receive medical care from St. Vincent Healthcare workers who have donated their time and talents.

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Nadine Hart and Leigh Taggart

Nadine Hart and Leigh Taggart

Nadine Hart, left, and Leigh Taggart check boxes of medical supplies being collected at St. Vincent Healthcare. They will be shipped to Uganda where a new $30,000 clinic is scheduled to open in January. A group of St. Vincent Healthcare employees and other community leaders from Billings hav…

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Uganda

Uganda

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Medical supplies

Medical supplies

A rack of medical supplies in St. Vincent Healthcare's distribution center will be shipped to Uganda to help stock the shelves of the new Emmanuel Clinic that is schedule to open in January.

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