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Dattu Bhokanal: From India to Miami to Rio

Rowing from a drought-stricken Indian village, Dattu Bhokanal has been training on our waters to represent India in this year’s Olympics.

Olympics: Rowing from a drought-stricken Indian village to Rio De Janeiro. By Sumnima Udas, CNN

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Dattu Bhokanal was once terrified of water.

Growing up dirt poor in a tiny village in one of the most drought-stricken areas of India, he’d never seen more water than what was in the communal well, and he certainly didn’t know how to swim. Read More