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Submitted Photos Kaylen and Jeff Jackson, at left, and Sue and Gene Jackson, at right, are holding several of the children who are recovering from malnutrition at Antigua, Guatemala.

Saving children: Children recover from malnutrition at Casa Jackson hospital

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Sue and Gene Jackson of Dickinson were surrounded by babies when they visited the Casa Jackson malnutrition hospital in Antigua, Guatemala, but Gene was drawn to 2-year-old Rudy.


The child was listless and weighed 13 pounds when he arrived. Gene encouraged him to eat, changed his diapers, rocked him and taught him to play “patty cakes.”

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