Feb. 14, 2023: Turkish native recalls 1999 quake and helping now; Paying it forward with ‘lasagna love’

February 14, 2023
Turkish native Beyhan Maybach helped with relief efforts in Turkey after another powerful earthquake there in 1999.  Turkish native Beyhan Maybach helped with relief efforts in Turkey after another powerful earthquake there in 1999.  Courtesy of Beyhan Maybach
Turkish native Beyhan Maybach helped with relief efforts in Turkey after another powerful earthquake there in 1999.

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Feb. 14, 2023: Turkish native recalls 1999 quake and helping now; Paying it forward with ‘lasagna love’

Last week’s earthquake in Turkey brings back powerful memories for Turkish native Beyhan Maybach, of Lakewood. In 1999, Maybach was in Istanbul, when another earthquake toppled a nearby city and she joined the relief efforts. Then, an organization born out of the pandemic called “Lasagna Love.”