Doc Henley, the 34-year-old bar-keep who works in developing countries is a hero to me. From the article “Bartender helps turn wine to water in developing world” (CNN. April 30, 2009.n.pag) I know more about him. The most important thing he did is to organize the “Wine to Water” event. He also has his own work group, he and his group travel to developing countries and help local people set up their own water systems. This work helps thousands of people who are in need of water and saves their lives. The water problem can be considered as a life problem. Everything about life is the most important problem, and the work of Doc Henley’s and his organization are very meaningful to the whole world. That is why he is a hero to me.
At his 30, Doc Henley took a break from his school because he learned about the water problems around the world. He was shocked. He really knew the importance of water, therefore he took helping people who lack water as his work goals. While he worked as a bar-keep, he traveled around the world and tried to achieve his work goals.
The job as a bar-keep brings him many chances to touch many kinds of people, and that helps him sets up relationships with many people. These people also provide him great help when he works around the world.
In his bar, Henley often organizes many activities for customers to taste wine, and the target of the event s is raising money for his organization “Wine to Water”. After he returned to school, he realized the fact that just using his ability to bartend and creating relationships with people might be able to help the water problem. He uses the money gathered to help people in developing countries that lack clean water to build up their own water system.
He has been continuing with this work since 2004. He devotes himself to helping the people in countries where clean water is hard to find. He has traveled to Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda and Cambodia during these few years. Doc Henley also knows the power of...