2017 Member Snap Shots

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    Larry Abdullah


    Giving back to the homeland

    A few years ago, CDS member Larry Abdullah went home to a place he had never seen. And when he got there, he was welcomed as a brother by inhabitants of the wester...Read More
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    Robert Manasse


    CDS member finds his way on 500-mile pilgrimage

    During a 500-mile trek in two foreign countries, through unfamiliar and sometimes precarious terrain, there will be times when a person feels o...Read More
  • Brian Embera

    Chris, Brian & Patty Burseth


    CDS members reach out to underserved in Panama

    Growing up the son of a dentist in the middle class suburbs of Chicago, Brian Burseth’s life was not one of privilege per se but certai...Read More

  • Anthony Maoloni

    Anthony Maoloni


    Keeping time with Anthony Maoloni

    Adults take painstaking efforts to get kids interested in a subject. They’ll pay a bundle for music lessons, spend time carting kids back and forth ...Read More

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    Sahar Alrayyes


    Sahar Alrayyes goes a long distance to bring care to special needs children

    As a pediatric dentist and clinical associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dent...Read More