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18 Under 18: Rujul Zaparde

Started foundation to provide Indian villages with accessible, clean drinking water

Updated: February 29, 2012, 1:03 AM ET
By Matt Remsberg | ESPNHS Magazine

ESPNHS honors 18 male teen athletes who are doing remarkable things on the field, in the classroom and in their communities. Click here to read about them.

Rujul Zaparde's life was changed in 2007 when he visited the Indian village of Paras and witnessed women and children walking more than a mile to reach the nearest water source -- a source that wasn't even providing reliably clean water.

When he returned home to New Jersey, Zaparde and his friend Kevin ...

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