Her name is Gertrude Mamba. Here is her story. Brace yourself.
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Gertrude Mamba lives in Ndola, Zambia.

Zambia is right over here.

For you geography folks!

Every day, Gertrude wakes up, pushes a barrel onto its side, and rolls it for miles on the ground.

This is a journey that Gertrude will have to make many more times.

Let's call this journey:

The purpose? To get water for her family.

And when that barrel is full, it weighs hundreds of pounds.

Yes, hundreds.

Now let's expand Gertrude's story to the stories of many others:

Every year in Africa, people spend 40 billion hours walking to get water.

Watch the video to learn more about what this journey entails for Gertrude and millions of others.

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The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

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