Millbrook students learn about water issues in South Sudan

Students from Michelle Traudt’s llth-grade English class attended a talk on water in Sudan, with Water for South Sudan’s Salva Dut. Dut, back row, second from right, shared tales of his life in Sudan, and of the challenges villages in that part of the world face trying to access clean water. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — When Michelle Traudt’s English class students read “A Long Way to Water” by Linda Sue Parker, they became fascinated by the book. 

The book is actually two stories. One is about a girl in Sudan in 2008 who must walk to a pond two hours from her home to fetch water, twice a day. 

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