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Local teacher continues to help family, friends in his hometown village in Africa
Hopes to take three suitcases of medicine for relief this summer
Village of Garly
Amadous Deme (left) poses with some of the children of Garly as he passes out bottles of over-the-counter medicine. Photo courtesy of Amadous Deme.
The country of Mauritania is nestled between Senegal and Morocco on the northwest side of Africa. While two-thirds of the country is desolate desert terrain, life persists in cities and villages full of colorful culture and rich heritage.