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FNS Photo by Amy Dalrymple Lucy Meg Quinit, pictured Friday at Trinity Health in Minot, is one of 86 nurses from the Philippines recruited to work in the city.

FOTB: Home away from home: Nurses from Philippines helping plug holes in Oil Patch health care

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MINOT — Filipino nurse Lucy Meg Quinit thought she and her family would miss home more as they adjust to a new life in North Dakota.


But Quinit is among more than 80 nurses from the Philippines that Trinity Health in Minot has recently hired, and the new recruits have formed their own support community.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.