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In the belief that we can bring groups of people together around something as essentially simple and common as water, the wonders of the Ocean in Whitsunday definitely proved so. Whitsundays is the lower extent of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. This past weekend 23 other water adventures and I, along with our three incredible crew members, boarded a catamaran and took off for the outer reef for two nights. Having known no one before embarking, we all quickly began to chat like old friends as the excitement of the coming weekend mounted.


University of Dayton Rivers Institute, Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, River Stewards, Great Miami River