Hometown Hero: Woodburn Family

By: Stephanie Stang
By: Stephanie Stang

Every year tens of thousands of children in Romania are left in orphanages that are extremely over-crowded and under-staffed. In fact, in Romania, orphans are called the forgotten.

But one family from Woodburn will be staying in Romania for the summer hoping to help. Angie Pace saw a special on ABC's 20/20 14 years ago that changed her life. It was a story exposing the conditions of orphaned babies and children in Romania.

Since that time Angie has kept those children in her mind. Then two years ago she saw a follow-up story with her husband and they both decided to volunteer in Romania. Now they will be going back again this summer with their three boys.

For more information on the orphanages in Romania log onto www.livada.org


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