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Alabama Disaster Relief effort in Florida turns to recovery; more deployments anticipated

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Approximately 25 percent of Florida’s population is Hispanic, which is why a Spanish-speaking chaplain working with Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (ABDR) was a valuable member of one team serving in the state.

“There are pockets of people (in Fort Myers, Florida) who speak little or no English,” said Cookie Baker, an Etowah Baptist ABDR volunteer who said ABDR chaplain Ana Raymundo was helpful in allowing volunteers to “bridge the language barrier and help those who need it.”

One of those who needed help was Juan, an elderly man who had recently had knee replacement surgery but had been working to clean up around his home. Baker said the team gave Juan and his wife a Bible and prayed with them. (continued…)

Read the full story from The Alabama Baptist Newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/alabama-disaster-relief-effort-in-florida-turns-to-recovery-more-deployments-anticipated/

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Source: SBDR.org
Alabama Disaster Relief effort in Florida turns to recovery; more deployments anticipated

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