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Millie and the Library

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”                                                           Jorge Luis Borges Millie, a resident of the Houghton County Medical Care facility, has a passion for books. When she contacted Little Brothers, she didn’t just want a visit,...
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Lizzie & Jim

  The staff here at Little Brothers has seen our fair share of suffering over the years, frail older folks struggling to make ends meet, facing ever-increasing losses of movement, memory, and health. In our medical transportation program, the news at the...
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Philip

What makes an 18 year-old German with a penchant for physics want to cross an ocean to volunteer with the elderly here at Little Brothers? “I thought it would be interesting to see another part of the world,” said Philip Detje, one...
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Irene & Carl

Irene Pardo, Little Brothers’ International Intern from Spain, visits “Carl,”* a fiercely independent Finlander born in 1925. Carl lives in a remote area of Chassell Township, in a wood frame home so old and drafty you can feel the breeze whistling through...
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