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UGA in Africa - Cover Story
September 2008 Issue
The day begins just after dawn with breakfast, followed by visits to local government offices, a local bottling plant and a crafts manufacturer. Traffic, as usual, is thick and the bus carrying UGA students crawls along the dusty roads. As they pull back into the hotel parking lot in late afternoon the group lets out a collective groan when reminded of a two-hour hike planned through a nearby rice paddy. “Okay girls, put your masculinity on, let’s go,” calls out Brittany Lee, a senior from Brentwood, Tenn. With guides ahead of and behind them the 13 students and two professors begin their walk through a thick cluster of trees, which opens onto the rice fields. A narrow, raised ledge of dirt serves as a bridge across the soggy land and the students step gingerly, single file to keep from getting wet and muddy. Halfway across, their chatter ceases and they stop, balanced on the dirt ledge, facing west. Before them, framed by …
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