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Cameron Perra is pictured with one of his classes in Venezuela.

Joining forces: Hastings family pools resources to give one girl back surgery

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It started with a mission trip. Cameron Perra, a 2011 graduate of Cretin-Derham Hall who lived in Hastings much of his life, decided to spend his first year out of high school doing some international service work teaching English in Venezuela. But the trip became much more than that, and on Monday, one girl will start living a life free of debilitating scoliosis.


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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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