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After working on the clinic's construction, Jerry Novak, left, and Jay Mondry traveled to Machu Picchu, a pre-Columbian Inca site. The scenery, Mondry said, was "magnificent, to say the least." (Submitted photo)

Mondry, Novak help rebuild clinic on trip to the Amazon

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Judge Jay Mondry put down the gavel and picked up a hammer - a tool familiar to Jerry Novak of Park Rapids Building Supply.

The intrepid travelers were among the volunteers heading down the Amazon last winter to rebuild a Peruvian clinic.


Mondry was perusing an "international adventures" traveler's guide when he happened upon information on Peru.

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