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Return Trip from Kathmandu - Message from Richard

I returned to Kathmandu last night with ten hour bus ride from Jiri bazaar. the ride was highlighted by the maoist cutting down a huge tree to cause a road block (which was eventually pushed to the mountainside once there were enough stranded vehicles going both ways to provide the manpower) and some other type of traffic jam which after 45 minutes i just got my back pack off the roof and started walking west (direction of Kathmandu) until i found a taxi in the clear. had a hot shower, beer, dinner with friends, and a bed with linen... the simple pleasures we take for granted!

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Message from Richard in Nepal!

Plans are for me to go to Khotang tomorrow morning. Chokpa at the dZi foundation has made all arrangements for flying, scheduling meetings, notifying our two ngos in the field, arranging escorts during my stay and translating information for me. Ben Ayers of dZi has done everything from the field to help and support me/us. I have had amazing support from so many friends and family here. This will be a very different trip to Khotang for me.

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Unfortunate News from Nepal

Terrible news from Nepal. My sherpa brother and partner in khotang namgyal sherpa has died returning from everest summit. His body is 600 meters from the north side summit. There are no words to express my sorrow.

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Welcome to D2N

Our new name is D2N: Detroit2Nepal Foundation. Our mission is unchanged. We will continue to support children at Beaumont Children’s Hospital and to help improve public health, health care, and educational opportunities for children in remote Himalayan villages in Nepal.

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Back in Nepal!

Hello everyone, Richard wanted to pass along that he is safe and back in Nepal! For all of our new visitors on #Giving Tuesday thank you for the support and below is a quick description of who we are!

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Miles4Miles at Birmingham Bike Festival Attended by Thousands

Thanks to perfect weather and a robust marketing and media campaign, approximately 5,000 people turned out for the 2nd annual Birmingham Bike Festival.

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Miles4Miles coming up Sunday August 26!

Hello everyone. We had a great event on August 26 at the Birmingham Bike Festival, with approximately 5,000 people in attendance. Here is a great video by our friends at Fox 2 about Miles, the Foundation and our event!

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Updates on our August 26th Miles 4 Miles event

We are very excited to announce that we are going to be partnering with Beaumont Health Systems and Summer in the City at our August 26th event held at the Birmingham Bike Festival in Birmingham MI: Miles4Miles!!

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Who was Miles Levin and What is the Miles Levin Pediatric Hospital Fund

In 2005, Miles Levin, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, contracted a rare form of cancer. He was sixteen years old. For the next two years, he confronted his condition with exceptional courage and grace, resolving to show how one lives with - and if necessary, dies with - cancer.

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Newsletter with information on our upcoming event!

Namaste! It has been 16 months since the Miles Levin Nepal Foundation For Health and Education (MLNFHE) was founded. I want to update everyone on all that has happened in such a short time.

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