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Grace Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes has joined other ELCA churches across the U.S. in their efforts to bring fresh drinking water to the villages of developing projects. This wishing well was placed in the church last April for members to toss in their loose change. By December, the church had raised $2,500 -- enough to dig one well for the 100 Wells project. Submitted Photo

Where there's a will, there's a well

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Osmosis. It's the tendency of fluid, usually water, to pass through a semi-permeable membrane until there is an equal amount of fluid on both sides.


That's the scientific definition. The human definition is when a group of empathetic, caring individuals with ample water pass through their own barriers to make sure water is distributed to people on the other side of the world who will certainly die without it.

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