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SUBMITTED PHOTO Seventeen men and women from the Zion Lutheran Church in Detroit Lakes traveled to Uganda to help the local people build a classroom. The building in the background shows what the finished product will look like once it's completed.

Uganda mission trip was unforgettable for Detroit Lakes group

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When asked back in October about an upcoming mission trip to Uganda, Royal Herbold stated it would be "an interesting experience."

Now, one month after the Dec. 29-Jan. 12 trip, several of the Zion Lutheran Church travelers sat around a table and couldn't stop talking about that interesting experience.


"We got off the plane and were hit by the heat," Herbold said of the 70-80 degree weather. "Then you got off the plane and saw armed guards."

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