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Amanda Scanlon and new friends at the Be Like Brit orphanage. She said she couldn't resist the youngsters happy smiles and optimism, despite all they've been through.

Irresistible: Haiti’s orphans inspire career change for Tiverton teacher

Irresistible: Haiti’s orphans inspire career change for Tiverton teacher

TIVERTON — She was well along into a close-to-home teaching career, when Tiverton’s Amanda Scanlon made an abrupt change of course to the south. The seed for the switch was sown in July of 2013 when she and her aunt Betsy Wood, also a Tiverton native, took a trip to Haiti to the new Be

Barrington's JR Martin is hugged by children during the recent Rhode Trip mission work in Haiti.

Rhode Trip leads to Haiti

Saturday, March 23 was graduation day for eight local men. It marked the end to their “Rhode Trip” experience — six years of character-building excursions where they learned how hike through the wilderness, survive on their own, appreciate the natural beauty around them, love God, and love others. That’s what Rhode Trip is all about,

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