“Water is life”: a 9-year-old girl’s remarkable legacy

This is too good not to share.

In anticipation of her 9th birthday, Rachel Beckwith informed her mom that she didn’t want  presents; instead, she asked friends and family to donate $9 to charity: water, so that kids her age in Africa would have clean water to drink.

She fell shy of her goal of $300, which is enough to give 15 people clean drinking water. But she pledged to do better when her 10th birthday rolled around.

Tragically, Rachel was killed in a car accident in Seattle just a month after turning 9.

But that wasn’t the end of the story.  It was just the beginning.  Watch the video and be moved, uplifted and humbled.

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/46300983#[/vimeo]

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