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The Gaede family includes (from left) Judith Piloya, Julie Gaede, Elijah Opakrwot, Carl Gaede, Grace Gaede and Emma Gaede. (Submitted photo)

Gaede family returns home to raise funds, spend time with family

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At the end of last year, a civil war broke out in the South Sudan, forcing millions of people to flee the country and become refugees in neighboring countries such as Uganda.


Since then husband and wife Carl and Julie Gaede, who are trained trauma counselors, and their family have been doing what they can through their nonprofit organization Tutapona to help the newly displaced refugees of the South Sudan and other refugees throughout Uganda.

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Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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