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Portrait of a Hero: Wanda Butts

Wanda Butts lost her son in a drowning accident six years ago. In his memory, she <a href='http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/10/us/cnnheroes-butts-josh-project/index.html'>started the Josh Project</a>, a nonprofit that taught nearly 1,200 children, most of them minorities, how to swim.

Wanda Butts lost her son in a drowning accident six years ago. In his memory, she started the Josh Project, a nonprofit that taught nearly 1,200 children, most of them minorities, how to swim.