BATON ROUGE – Decked out in their finest geometric print robes and elaborate headgear, five chiefs of small villages in the African nation of Cameroon presented to the Senate on Wednesday a hurricane recovery contribution from their villagers.
Sen. Don Hines, D-Bunkie, accepted the $868 donated by 3,000 villagers who live in a land where the average salary is 45 cents a day. Donations ranged from two cents to $5 and a 9-year-old boy donated 25 cents he was saving for school supplies.
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Here is the project I was working on. I was a bit reluctant to upload it or post it because some of the pictures are not mine.