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Off Soccer Field, Jozy Altidore’s Goal Is Clean Water For Haiti – ABC News


101309_jozyAs Jozy Altidore works feverishly to return to the field for the World Cup, after getting injured in the the US soccer team‘s opener with Ghana,  his foundation’s work, bringing fresh water to the people of Haiti, continues off the field.Altidore said that even before the January 2010 earthquake left Haiti in ruins and killed scores, he’d felt called to help.“I wanted to [help] but I was so young and my career was just starting,” said Altidore, whose parents are Haitian. “But when the earthquake hit, it just took the wind out of me and I felt at that moment that I had to do something.”So at 19 years old, he started the Jozy Altidore Foundation. via – ABC News

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