David Bruce McMahan of McMahan Securities, and Jim Pruitt, a resident of Fisher Island, held a fundraiser in February of 2007 for the Conservación Patagonica, a foundation headed by Kristine Tompkins, former CEO of the Patagonia Company.
Founded by Jose Fuyana and supported by philanthropist David Bruce McMahan, financier, the You and Me Together foundation is dedicated to helping at-risk, impoverished children in Latin America via education, sports, and other positive activities.
The experience of producing the training film Cambodia, Living with Landmines inspired me to produce a documentary for the general public about this extraordinary village and the two men who lead them. Thirty five years ago, these two men were at war with each other. Today, they are working together in spite of deadly political differences.
It's midnight; gas tank is overfilled, a drenched handkerchief clogs the
hole, I am driving solo. The road ahead is on fire courtesy of the
Maoist rebels staring blankly in my direction. Only one way to go and
that way is not backwards.