Sister nurse finds herself at home in Appalachia

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Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dominican Sister of Hope Beth Jaspers entered the Dominican Sisters of the Sick Poor (now Dominican Sisters of Hope) in 1964. Since 1977, she has lived in Norton, Virginia, and has helped to start a number of social services in the Appalachian community. Among them is Remote Area Medical (RAM), a free clinic for those in need, which opens this month. Read article by Gina Ciliberto