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September 26, 2012
Camp Kesem makes the news in the Augustana Observer
Augustana students give up part of their summer in order to help kids affected by cancer.
By Dolores Santiago and Mirjam Meijer
Unrelenting persistence. Two words that perfectly describe Jenna Orabutt, a senior at Augustana.
When Jenna arrived to Augustana College, she came with the goal of following in her sister’s footsteps, who helps run a camp for kids affected by cancer at Indiana University. An organization, Camp Kesem, helps colleges all across the nation to run such camps. Orabutt got in touch with them about having a Camp Kesem on campus and found that there was a 51 school wait list. Not at all deterred by the news, she continued to contact Camp Kesem with more questions on how and when she could get started.