Never underestimate the power of a dream. For more than 22 years, Loungi Bhuiya has been digging a canal to bring water to his town in India. Distraught after seeing villagers, including his own sons, leave for better opportunities, Bhuiya took matters into his own hands. "Inspired by the earlier exploits of 'Mountain Man' Dashrath Manjh, who, with just a hammer and chisel, spent 22 years carving a road through the mountain near the village Gehlaur from 1960 to 1982, Bhuiya set out to dig an irrigation canal by hand to the closest water source in the Bangetha Hills," according to the Tribune of India. It took Bhuiya 30 years to reach his goal.

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