MAMMOTH LAKES (CBSLA.com) — Mammoth Medical Missions is a secular, non-profit group made up of doctors and other health professionals who work to serve poor, rural and mountainside communities world wide.

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They were among the first groups to reach the Philippines to help people in that typhoon-stricken country.

Rachel Kim spoke to group members as they arrived home Saturday evening at LAX.

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The group spent seven says in one of the areas that was hardest hit.

They performed more than 50 life-saving operations — each day. The group has made headlines around the world for performing virtual miracles and a large number of C-sections in unsanitary, awful conditions.

The group went to provide aid, assistance, medical help, advice as well as help out with large triage units trying to keep casualties to a minimum.

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