April 25, 2008 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
Munashe Chigerwe, third from the right, grew up on his family’s farm in Chivhu, Zimbabwe. As a child, he woke up early to tend to the fields and cattle until 6:30 a.m. He then bathed in a crocodile-infested river before traveling seven miles by foot to school.

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