Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Palmer siblings learn in Ecuador after Wrangell fundraisers


April 12, 2018

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At right, Taylor Carey learns how to weave with sheep's wool while on a trip to Ecuador. Traveling with her brother and 26 other Palmer-area students last month, the class experience firsthand some aspects of life in the rural highlands.

A pair of Anchorage-area students were able to take the trip of a lifetime last month, heading to Ecuador with their class on a service learning trip.

Mother Kara Carey said her children, daughter Taylor and son Quinn, had been planning the trip for over a year, and had been able to go through a combination of fundraising, work and savings. A significant component of those funds had come from the community of Wrangell, primarily through a pair of fundraisers the Carey family had held during July 4 last year.

Born and raised in Wrangell, Kara said she still has a connection to the community...

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