Blake Mankin

And I thought, what if my high school could do something with this excessive tradition to give people in the Sudan clean water?


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“I asked God, how could He allow such anguish?” Blake Mankin saw the poverty in Africa and wondered “why”? He looked at himself and his peers and their lavish lifestyles and saw an opportunity.  What if his high school, surrounded by excessive traditions, could be an instrument of change for the impoverished people of Sudan.  His courage and willingness to humble himself led hundreds of kids to helping thousands in Africa.

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