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Emily Morton

Emily Morton

Emily Morton is a staff journalist for MBU Timeline, majoring in public relations. She has helped run Spartan Wall and worked in the Special Events Department. She is originally from St. Louis. Morton enjoys photography, traveling, design and hopes one day to form a nonprofit that works with orphans outside of the United States.

132 Million Stories — 132,000,000

Orphans are the most vulnerable and often the most forgotten members of our society. What would change if we decided to not be discouraged by alarming statistics but instead looked at each individual story as an opportunity to change a life?



Polayya, a boy who is orphaned and living on the streets in India, is shown in this photo courtesy of Mother India Film.
He is one of millions of orphans throughout the world, each with a story.

Crossing Borders

What if you knew you were meant to travel across the world to share the gospel to those you had never met? Caleb Davey and Anna Bertels have felt this call and answered it obediently in Southeast Asia.

Photo Provided by Anna Bertels

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