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  • Shiloh woman paddles length of Mississippi River to Louisiana

    Yolondea Wood, 53, of Shiloh, paddled the length of the Mississippi River in 2 months to raise awareness for clean water around the world. She and two other women set out with their kayaks packed to the brim with anything they could need — toilet paper, food, clothes and tents. Wood and one of the other women completed the 2,120-mile journey to Morgan City, Louisiana, while the third woman stopped for personal reasons.

Yolondea Wood, 53, of Shiloh, paddled the length of the Mississippi River in 2 months to raise awareness for clean water around the world. She and two other women set out with their kayaks packed to the brim with anything they could need — toilet paper, food, clothes and tents. Wood and one of the other women completed the 2,120-mile journey to Morgan City, Louisiana, while the third woman stopped for personal reasons. For the News-Democrat
Yolondea Wood, 53, of Shiloh, paddled the length of the Mississippi River in 2 months to raise awareness for clean water around the world. She and two other women set out with their kayaks packed to the brim with anything they could need — toilet paper, food, clothes and tents. Wood and one of the other women completed the 2,120-mile journey to Morgan City, Louisiana, while the third woman stopped for personal reasons. For the News-Democrat

They lived on the river for two months to draw attention to the need for clean water

September 14, 2017 11:44 AM