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troubleinwinter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-16-08 09:12 PM
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15. I spoke to a 10 year old Navajo boy and asked if his ride to school was long.
He said, "No, not too long." His mother told me his ride was an hour and a half each way, each day.

64% of the highschool students in the area I visit have no electricity at home.
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