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Local children run alongside Kevin Lin, Ray Zahab, and Charlie Engle (left to right) as they pass a small Mauritanian village

Photo 1: Local children run alongside Kevin Lin, Ray Zahab, and Charlie Engle (left to right) as they pass a small Mauritanian village

Photograph by Don Holtz

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