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Thanks to the Flying Docs

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Photo by Ryan Salm/Sierra SunRosa Delgadillo and Yadira Lopez of Truckee make a beautiful authentic meal.
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The quickest way to a pilot’s heart may be through his or her stomach.

Local Latina moms cooked dinner for the Flying Doctors, or Los Medicos Voladores, on Wednesday as a way to give back for the work they do in Mexico and Central America.

Before the dinner, the Flying Doctors took one lucky family up in a plane for a scenic flight around the Truckee area.

The dinner also honored Dr. Chester Hsu, a Lincoln, Calif., dentist who has provided 22 low-income Truckee families on state-assisted dental insurance with dental care.

The Flying Doctors are a group of medical professionals and volunteers who fly to Mexico and Central America to provide free health care and education in rural villages.

Additional information about the Flying Doctors is available at http://www.flyingdocs.org.


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