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Teaching and Research Guide for: "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind"

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About William Kamkwamba

William grew up in the village of Wimbe, Kasungu 
District, Malawi. 

Kasungu is mostly populated by Chichewa speaking people. It is located about 80 miles to the northwest of Malawi's capital, Lilongwe. A very rural area, the main cash crop of this region is tobacco. 

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