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Simply Smiles provides bright futures for children, families, and communities. The organization partners with populations in need to create physical and emotional environments where suffering is alleviated and from which local leaders can emerge.


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Shepaug in Oaxaca 2013 - Blog #2

Timothy Nurnberger

Today was an excellent day. With a supreme breakfast of pancakes (in letter form) and bacon to kick off the morning, we got right to work. After yesterday’s impressive work of mixing eleven batches of cement, our pain did not prevent us from another day of hard labor. Between digging 1.33 meter holes, laying bricks, sifting sand, playing with puppies, and organizing donation materials for our friends at the dump, a great deal of progress was made.

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Sisters for Peace on the Reservation 2013: Final Reflection

Timothy Nurnberger

Early morning Simply Smiles coffee brewing. Laps around the track. The red outhouse and the red bus. Pow wow posts. Mandatory water breaks. Spin art. Rough Rez dogs. Piggyback rides and zombie games. Soapy dish-washing in the breeze. Exhausted sleeping mat-inflating. The sun sinking across the endless South Dakota sky. Smiles.

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