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U.N. to honor Maine woman kayaking from Yarmouth to Guatemala



Dr. Deb Walters, the kayaking grandmother making her way from Maine to Guatemala, is being honored by the United Nations.

Walters, a resident of Troy, started paddling from Yarmouth in July 2014 to raise money for Safe Passage. On Saturday she will be recognized by the U.N. as one of six Rotary Global Women of Action.

Walters, a member of Unity’s Rotary Club, will be honored at the U.N. in New York City on Nov. 7, World Rotary Day. She is the only honoree from North America. ...see original coverage...