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Working Toward Gender Equality with Clean Water

I loved my daughter, Ava, long before I met her. I remember so vividly waiting outside the doctor's office for the elevator, right after the ultrasound had confirmed what I'd suspected from the beginning: a girl. My heart literally ached with joy, and with gratitude, for the lifetime of mother-daughter experiences that lay ahead of us.

Whether we give birth in Kansas City or Addis Abba, this joy, gratitude and hope for a happy life for our daughters is the same.

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