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Photo of Montana Students in Greece Goes Viral

Photo of Montana Students in Greece Goes Viral

By Kevin Maki

The thousand words a picture used to be worth in the old days have climbed to 5 million in this new world of social media.

We’re talking about a photo that many of you already have seen on Facebook or other social media sites. It’s an uplifting image of a group of University of Montana students that has generated 5 million views, and its popularity is still climbing.

Gabrielle Broere, 22, has a form of cerebral palsy that affects her legs. The University of Montana senior works constantly to improve her mobility. She loves to travel. She has all kinds of goals.

“I’ve always wanted to stand in a massive body of water,” said Broere. “I didn’t care which one it was.”

How about the Aegean Sea in Greece? Broere and her UM friends spent a few weeks studying in Greece. The Aegean beach proved difficult for Broere to maneuver, so her friends picked her up and dipped her toes in the famous turquoise water.

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