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Fasting with faith

Matt Drayna, Eagle Bend, Ryan Wolfendon, Wadena, and Mark Cronk, Alexandria, had the consensus best cardboard fort to sleep in during the 30-Hour Famine event on Saturday, May 15 at BN Park in Wadena. "It has a functional second story," Drayna pointed out. The cardboard structure took four hours to build.1 / 4
Sunshine streaks across the faces of David Copa of Little Falls and Hannah Hess of Staples as the morning greets them. The two were warming up after a cold night of sleeping in BN Park and going without food during a 30-Hour Famine organized by local churches. The event raised money for World Vision, a Christian relief organization.2 / 4
Katelyn Windels of Wadena needed a little more time wrapped in a blanket.3 / 4
Just because you're starving and you slept next to train tracks doesn't mean you can't look good: Ashley Tuttle of Wadena looks on as Shayla Schimelfenig of Staples applies mascara in the morning.4 / 4