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Kimberly Henkel

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Kimberly is co-founder of Springs in the Desert and holds a PhD in Moral Theology and Ethics from the Catholic University of America. Kimberly and her husband, Greg, were married in 2008 and are an adoptive family living in Central Ohio with their four young children. She is the founder of Springs of Love, a Catholic foster and adoption support ministry.

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