One Brave Thing: Rowing Solo Across the Atlantic

A 21-year old woman from the U.K., Jasmine Harrison, became the youngest female to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean — she did it in just over 70 days — surviving capsizing twice and a near collision with a giant tanker ship.  Why did she do it, you ask? She said on her website, “I want to inspire young people to get out there and do something, whether that be changing the world or just doing something outside your comfort zone.”  Harrison also raised a rowboat-load of money (about $15,000) for two charities — the Blue Marine Foundation, which fights global overfishing, and ShelterBox, an organization providing relief to people affected by natural disasters.  Click on the links above if you want to contribute to either of them in her honor!

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