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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.


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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