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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

Somali Borow Adam Mohamed weeps at the grave of one of his children in Mogadishu, Somalia ,Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. The number of people fleeing famine-hit areas of Somalia is likely to rise dramatically and could overwhelm international aid efforts in the Horn of Africa, a U.N. aid official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)

Westport Charity Launches Famine Fundraiser

The “I’m Gonna Be Your Friend” campaign is intended to raise money and awareness. Funds will be donated to Westport-based Save the Children.

08/09/2011

Manchester Woman to “Walk4Water”

Amy Russell isn’t expecting her walk across Connecticut to pose much of challenge.

07/15/2011