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Corrine Disrud (left) of Alexandria called Mary Yaw (right) at Titus 2 Homes for help this past summer. She was going through a divorce and was undergoing personal struggles. Titus 2 Homes is a ministry that offers a home and/or services to women in need. Photo by Tara Bitzan.

Giving peace to struggling women

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It took 14 years to turn a dream into reality, but it was worth the wait for Mary Yaw of Alexandria.

Yaw's dream began in 1997 when she believes God put the Bible verse Titus 2:4 in her head: " that they may encourage the young women to love their husbands, to love their children."


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Tara Bitzan
Tara Bitzan is editor of the Echo Press. She joined the company in 1991 as a news reporter. A lifelong resident of Douglas County, Tara graduated from Brandon High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications and English with a minor in Scandinavian Studies from Moorhead State University. She and her husband, Dennis, and their children live near Alexandria.
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