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Wednesday, February 2, 2011
South Carolina Wa'apa
Rich Taylor is a teacher in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and he helped his students to construct a Wa'apa canoe. This is the kind of project I am most proud of because of the long term benefits for the young people involved. It it something that they will not forget and will empower them to even more ambitious projects in the future.
Here's a video of the launching ceremony complete with a Hawaiian chief: