VIDEO: Pete Wentz and 200 Cities Run for Water
Live Earth TV host Shira Lazar caught up with Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz, an artist and philanthropist who has been a big supporter of Live Earth's global initiative, at the Run for Water in Los Angeles. He emphasized the importance of spreading the word and getting involved: "Clean water for everyone is a basic human right. Water is a local issue and a global issue. A child dies every 20 seconds from unclean water, and with just 10 dollars you can have clean water for a year for one child."
200 cities from around the world participated in the 6-kilometer trek, similar in distance to the walk many women and children in these developing areas take each day to secure water, much of which is unsuitable for drinking.
Over one billion people still have no clean drinking water, and 2.6 billion lack improved sanitation, according to the UN
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