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A group of SOS actors perform one of the company's 60 sketches dealing with teen issues. From left are Christian Savakes, Katie Law-Gotich of Hudson, Lucy Magyk, Kayla Hanke of Hudson, standing, Paige Beto and Marly Prom. Submitted photo

SOS for Youth faces troubles of its own

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The name SOS for Youth is ironic given the financial crisis the teen acting company is facing.

In a March 6 letter to supporters, SOS Executive Director Sue Oberg said the company needed to raise $36,000 by April 1 or it would be forced to suspend its shows and disband its cast of young people.

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Reached by phone on Monday, Oberg said the picture has improved, but SOS remains in need of financial support.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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