An act of service
New Cheney School board director Henry Browne, Jr. takes nothing for granted when it comes to having the opportunity to receive a good education, and he didn’t have to walk 20 miles through 10-foot snow drifts barefoot – one way – to get it.
Browne, born in the West African nation of Liberia, had other challenges. Challenges like growing up the only boy and oldest of four children in the northern mining portion of the nation where his father used to bring home water for the family in a 55-gallon drum.
He also knows what it’s like to face the challenging impacts of losing a sister to...