Students at George Sanchez High School in east Houston learn how to pitch a tent that will soon shelter them out in the woods. They got tips from Olympic gold medalist Mike Marsh. He’s a member of The Woods Project, a program that provides wilderness trips for low income kids.
He says in many ways he identifies with them.
“I could add some of my experiences and how I grew up, what things worked for me, what things didn’t, because I have lots of things in common with kids in the inner city.”
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