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BBKES students determined to make a difference
Pat Healey
Taylor Grace MacLean; Renae Boutilier; and Caelyn Wagg. (Healey photo)

BEAVER BANK: Hearing about the plight of those in Africa through a first-hand experience has some Beaver Bank-Kinsac Elementary School (BBKES) Grade 5-6 students determined to make a difference.
The students heard a 40 minute presentation April 17 from Ed Boulter, who has a child attending BBKES. Boutilier and his family have assisted in the construction of a school in the Spotted Land area of Kenya through Free the Children. He showed the students photos of the work they did, and then of the school they built, as well as wildlife he saw in the area.
Boulter was upfront, informing the students he was nowhere near Sierra Leone, where the deadly strain of Ebola began, in case there parents asked them.
“Two hours in the morning you have electricity, and then you don’t have any more until later in the night when you get two hours more,” he explained about the power grid in the a...

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