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Lauren Roush, a recent high school graduate from Castle Rock, Colorado has been a part of Group Cares for two years. Last year, she was able to travel to Montana. (Photo by Caroline Roers)

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While many of Minnesota's towns become congested over the summer with out-of-state travelers in search of sandy beaches and warm weather, the 340 kids that invaded Brandon on June 17 weren't there to lie on the beach; they were there to work.


"We don't really look at what we do as work, we are just giving to others who are in need of help," Lauren Roush from Castle Rock, Colorado, noted.

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