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May 01, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Hajj brings inner peace, indispensable values

GUEST COMMENTARY: Hajj brings inner peace, indispensable values

More than 12,000 American faithful will invade Mecca over the next few days to perform the Hajj, the fifth mandatory duty of Muslims (the other four being belief in God, prayers, charity and fasting).

October 10, 2013 12:05 am
Instead of the landfill, a second medical life

Instead of the landfill, a second medical life

Children of Abraham volunteer Russell Snyder, left, and Executive Director Champ Merrick stand in the organization's Munster warehouse near dialysis machines that are ready to be shipped to a country in need.

June 06, 2011 12:00 am
Instead of the landfill, a second medical life

Instead of the landfill, a second medical life

Medical gurneys are parked, with mattresses at the left, waiting to be shipped by the Children of Abraham nonprofit organization. The all-volunteer, Munster-based group receives used medical supplies and equipment donated by hospitals in Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area.

June 06, 2011 12:00 am
Instead of the landfill, a second medical life

Instead of the landfill, a second medical life

Used crutches are among the items donated to the the Children of Abraham nonprofit organization.

June 06, 2011 12:00 am
Children of Abraham

Children of Abraham

About 15,000-square-feet worth of used medical equipment and supplies sits in a warehouse waiting to be shipped by the Children of Abraham nonprofit organization based out of Munster.

May 05, 2011 11:40 am
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