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Spanish Daily Journal
     September 23, 2019      #38-266 sdj

Caring congregation comes to aid of pastor's

Congregación solidaria viene en ayuda de los pastores

GRANT PARK — Right now, Samuel and Josiah Estby chase bugs around Zion Lutheran Church's two-story farmhouse that has been the home of the church's 15 pastors for more than 130 years.

Five years from now, they likely won't be able to walk. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a degenerative muscle disease, is weakening the 5- and 4-year-olds' bodies.

Pastor Cory Estby and his wife, Christena, knew this when they adopted to the two boys.

"It is devastating to see the progression that happens very quickly in their childhood," Cory said. "At 10 or 12 years old, they ...

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