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La Source: Helping a Haitian Village Survive

Princeton University is a campus filled with remarkable minds ... and not just among the professors and students. Princeton custodian Josue Lajeunesse has spent years channeling his energy and resources toward his goal of guaranteeing access to clean water to the villagers living in his hometown of La Source, Haiti. Lajeunesse joins Kojo to discuss his mission and how he feels about a new documentary film spotlighting his efforts.

"La Source" Movie Trailer

The official trailer for the upcoming documentary film, "La Source," about two brothers and their dream to bring clean water to their impoverished village in Haiti.

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