Isthmus Magazine, November 21, 2008 - Dynamic Duo

Timothy Hughes
This article originally appeared in the November 21, 2008 Isthmus.

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Through their Madison nonprofit, Lisa Fernandez and Mary Dowling are bringing medical advances to Third World countries.

Lisa Fernandez does not have to imagine how her efforts have improved the lives of people in Central America. She's seen it with her own eyes.

"When I walk the streets of Matagalpa, Nicaragua," she says, "I see people sitting in their doorways in wheelchairs that they got from the Wisconsin Nicaragua Wheelchair Project, talking to neighbors and watching the evening street life."...

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