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Ryder Mulford

It's really nice to see all these kind-hearted doctors that go to some of the most impoverished parts of the world to help those who need them the most. You can't help but feel proud that there are people willing to give help to other people in their own special way. In this case, the gift of a smile that can never be replaced.

Darrin Husak

What I love about dentists, doctors, and teachers is that they can offer help by rendering services to those in need. Children in Guatemala will surely have a life-changing experience with the services offered by this medical team.

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Murrow College Backpack Journalism

Picture 1Stephanie Schendel is a 22-year-old WSU student. She is a double major in Spanish and journalism, and is usually spotted with a notebook in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other.

She was awarded funding by the Edward R. Murrow of College of Communication to travel to Guatemala to chronicle the work of Hearts in Motion, a nonprofit dedicated to improving lives in Latin America.

In March 2012, she traveled with 29 other WSU students to Zacapa, Guatemala to volunteer, and to experience a world entirely different than Pullman, Wash.

MeAndrea Castillo is a 20-year-old Murrow College student with a equal passions for travel and journalism. As one of the college's backpack journalists, Castillo is traveling to Nicaragua with World Vets, an organization that provides veterinary aid in developing countries. Andrea will document the experiences of World Vets volunteers through photos, video, feature articles, and blog posts.