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Planting hope


This pickup carrying Lutherans was spotting driving town Tenneessee Ave. in the historic Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans.  How did I know they were Lutheran? Youth Gathering teens wear orange T-shirts on their work project day. The shirts say, “Lutheran youth.”


Nick Stanford

How many Lutherans does it take to dig a plant hole? These Iowans laugh as the question is put to them. Nick Stanford of Grinnell, Iowa, digs while his friends watch. (more…)