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When Lisa Bates was thinking about what to do with her life, someone told her to reflect on her passion. She did, and in 1998, she founded the Tucson Wildlife Center. Today, the center receives more than 3,000 birds and other animals each year. It depends on donations (no government funding) and has more than 150 trained volunteers.

Producer: Tony Paniagua
Videographer/Editor: Gage Judd