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A special handshake between children and visitors made a lasting impression on Bardstown woman Kristal Monroe after a recent mission trip to India.

Kristal Monroe may be back in the states, but a recent trip to India has her eager to help from home.

“I didn’t know a lot about India when I went,” Monroe said. “It was eye-opening to see how other people live.”

Monroe made the trip with an Atlanta mission group after being invited by a pastor she had grown up with.

The group flew into Chennai and then took a six-hour train ride into Tenali, where they would spend the majority of their time for the two-week mission.