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Wearing a traditional Pakistani summer dress, Barb Doerring proudly displays the books her nephew, Greg Mortenson, has written about his efforts to help educate the children of Pakistan and Afghanistan. She spoke at Waubun's Trinity Lutheran Church on Wednesday, in a presentation hosted by the GFWC Library Club. (Vicki Gerdes/DL Newspapers)

"Three Cups of Tea" presentation in Waubun

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WAUBUN -- To most people living in the U.S., education is considered to be an "inalienable right" as set forth in the Constitution.

But for the majority of children living in war-torn countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan, education is a privilege granted to very few.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454