Periods of progress: Health educator's impact felt across the world
Fargo Forum reporter Meredith Holt featured the work of 4TGP and programs director Molly Secor-Turner in a Dec. 5, 2016 feature in the INFORUM section of the newspaper. Article reprinted below:
FARGO - Molly Secor-Turner, her mother and five of her nursing students were packing crates with medical supplies in Molly's living room when her then-2-year-old son, Emmett, came downstairs carrying a pair of his shoes, pajamas and a toy truck.
"I want to give these to Kenya!" the little boy told the women, who were preparing for their April 2012 trip to the impoverished East African country, where they've been doing community outreach for years.
Emmett was emulating the giving nature of his mom, a nursing and public health professor at North Dakota State University, and his grandmother, Sharon Secor, who first introduced Molly to the people of the Tharaka-Nithi region of Kenya when she was 19. Click for full article