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Journey to Africa

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Clothes, clean water and education. Those three things are often taken for granted in American society. There are some countries where the nearest school is 90 minutes away, and gulping water is more than just grabbing a Costco water bottle. Since her return, junior Tara Heuple has never thought of a drink of water the same. Her mind is stuck — not on the taste — but on the kids in Africa who must boil brown, murky water from the Mara River just to get a single burst of hydration.

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