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Tamarack Camps' programs
add to community unity.
Harry Kirsbaum I Contributing Writer
correct rare eye condition.
I da and Blanche would be proud.
In 1902, Ida Kopple and Blanche Hart took a small group
of Russian immigrant children to Belle Isle for a little
In 2012, the Fresh Air Society (now known as Tamarack
Camps) completed its 110th year of providing Jewish camping
experiences to four generations of Detroiters and looks forward
to its future.
"Tamarack was such an integral part of growing up in the
Detroit Jewish community and it continues to be," said Steve
Engel, Tamarack Camp executive director. "The older genera-
tion, many of them came to camp as scholarship campers and
are now our largest donors. Their children came to camp and
now their children's children come to camp."
He said that about 80 percent of Tamarack campers are from
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Marielle Temkin I JN Intern
y chiropractor thought there
might be a problem with my
eyes," said Marcy Forta of Oak
Park. "Something was wrong with my
neck, and his adjustments weren't work-
ing as they should have. He referred me
to Dr. Debby Feinberg, who he had heard
of through another patient of his."
Feinberg diagnosed Forta with an eye
condition known as vertical heterophoria
Forta, who suffered from horrible
neck and shoulder pain for years, never
imagined it came from an eye problem.
VH causes one eye to see images at a
different level than the other, making
Drs. Debby and
more than 7,000
ing from vertical
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