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The Schmoe House, Houses for Hiroshima Project, Grand Opening Ceremony - Hiroshima, Japan

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Rev. Brooks Andrews in front of a photo of his father, Rev. Emery Andrews

In the summer of 1949, Schmoe, Rev. Emery Andrews, Daisy Tibbs-Dawson, and Ruth Jenkins, sailed to Japan with building materials and food and medical supplies for the Hiroshima hospital. With the assistance of many Japanese volunteers, and some skilled craftsmen whom they paid, the group built two duplexes to house four homeless families. 

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Rev. Brooks Andrews in front of a photo of his father, Rev. Emery Andrews
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 In the summer of 1949, Schmoe, Rev. Emery Andrews, Daisy Tibbs-Dawson, and Ruth Jenkins, sailed to Japan with building materials and food and medical supplies for the Hiroshima hospital. With … More »


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