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

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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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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.”