In August, it was my privilege and pleasure to return to Africa for the seventh time. This time, the destination included South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
“My mission is possible.” That’s not a motto from a new television show nor is it some platitude tossed about to make everyone feel good. For 16-year-old Lyric L. Martin, it’s become a way of life. Over the past few years, she’s won numerous accolades for academic achievements, modeling, dance and acting. Making what others might consider the impossible possible has become the norm for Martin. Now she’s asking for the public’s help to once again prove her “mission is possible.”