Travel can be stressful for anyone, but for people with autism, crowded airports, security screening and aircraft boarding can be downright scary. Now there is a program designed to help families living with autism prepare for air travel.
Newly-certified master gardeners include Adrienne Richter, Shoreview; Brook Peterson, St. Paul; Merlin Schlichting, Maplewood; Mary Parenteau, White Bear Lake; Matt Deutsch, St. Paul; Mary Archer, Maplewood; Mary Vanderwert, St. Paul; Jodi Refsland, St. Paul; Julie Leppala, Maplewood; Cynthia Bell, Maplewood; Jane Carlstrom, St. Paul. Not pictured are Sara Gonsalves, New Brighton; Lori Harris, St. Paul; Jenny Haug, St. Paul; Patty Partridge, St. Paul; Dolores Rivard, Roseville; Andrea Specht, St. Paul; Ge Vang, St. Paul. (submitted photo)
Ramsey County Master Gardeners officially have added 18 newly certified members to the group after their completion of internships.
Moua, third from left in the top row, with his wife Mai Yia, second from right in the top row, and their extended family. (submitted photos)
T. Cher Moua’s recently published book, “Crossing the River (One Man’s Journey from Darkness to Light)” is more than just an incredible story of escaping a war - it’s a personal journey from which everyone can glean valuable insights.