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Walkers carry gallons of water around the gym at Forestview Middle School Thursday, March 7, during the annual Water Walk in support of all the water walkers in the world. The walk raises funds to put in outdoor cement pitted latrines and hand cleaning stations in small rural schools in Nicaragua. Around 350 people participated in the walk and the 650 gallons of water is used in the floor scrubbers after the walk. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video 2 / 5
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Walkers carried gallons of water around the gym at Forestview Middle School Thursday, March 7, during the annual Water Walk in support of all the water walkers in the world.

The walk raises funds to put in outdoor cement pitted latrines and hand-cleaning stations in small rural schools in Nicaragua. Around 350 people participated in the walk and the 650 gallons of water is used in the floor scrubbers after the walk.

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Kelly Humphrey

I grew up in the lakes area and love sharing photos that highlight and explore the places and people here. From nature photos to sports highlights to breaking news, it's all part of capturing the moment -- and connecting people to their community. 

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