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GARISSA, Kenya - A student from the Garissa Boys' High School in Kenya recites a poem in his native Somali language as part of a dedication for a water project March 7, 2009. The concrete cistern, water tower and pump house, which were designed by U.S. military civil engineers and the 414th Civil Affairs Battalion, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, will provide clean, running water for the entire school which is located in a drought-stricken area. "Water is life. It gives us our lives; to wash, to take a bath, for cooking and to drink. This means everything," said 19-year old Abdullahi Noor, a student at the school. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Cory Drake)
GARISSA, Kenya - A student from the Garissa Boys' High School in Kenya recites a poem in his native Somali language as part of a dedication for a water project March 7, 2009. The concrete cistern, water tower and pump house, which were designed by U.S. military civil engineers and the 414th Civil Affairs Battalion, Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, will provide clean, running water for the entire school which is located in a drought-stricken area. "Water is life. It gives us our lives; to wash, to take a bath, for cooking and to drink. This means everything," said 19-year old Abdullahi Noor, a student at the school. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Cory Drake)
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