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Friday, April 11, 2014 9:00 PM

Students renew positive outlook on life, push back health scares

By DYLAN LYSEN, Herald Staff Writer

Tim Hendrix, a volunteer for Watch D.O.G.S. at Eugene Field Elementary School, 720 S. Tremont Ave., Ottawa, helps his granddaughter, Payton Conner, with her school work. Hendrix volunteers to assist with the students at Eugene Field, where four of his grandchildren attend school. (Photo by Dylan Lysen/The Ottawa Herald)

[Editor’s note: The following is the third of three features this week recognizing outstanding volunteers in the community as part of National Volunteer Week. Tim Hendrix was nominated for the feature by Briley Rivers, a preschool teacher at Eugene Field Elementary School.]

After a series of health setbacks, Tim Hendrix questioned whether he had much to live for.

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