Thursday, August 19, 2010 at 1:01 pm (Updated: August 19, 1:06 pm)
An Elk Creek man will travel to Chile for about two weeks as part of a Gideon International Mission Trip.
Ralph Tuggle — who will celebrate his 73rd birthday mid-flight during a trip that begins today, Friday — is one of 23 Gideons from the U.S., Australia and Finland traveling to Chile. The volunteers will work alongside 75 to 100 Chilean Gideons to place Bibles and scriptures there in different venues.
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