Two months ago, 25-year-old Auburn alumna Carmen Britton was bummed she hadn’t been able roll Toomer’s Corner during the biggest season in the history of Auburn football. Now she’s worried she’ll never get the chance to roll the corner again, period.
Britton, who is currently seven months into a 27 month commitment to the Peace Corps in the Philippines, made Auburn headlines early this year for serendipitously securing the best possible seat the Philippines could offer — the living room couch of U.S. Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr — for the national championship game (the only game she was able to watch all season).
Now she’s hoping to parlay some of that attention into whatever raised-awareness for the Toomer’s oaks she can muster.
Here are some photos of her efforts, taken on a trip to the Batad and Banaue Rice Terraces. Call it thinking local and acting global.
War Eagle. Save Toomer’s.
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War Eagle from New York City.
My wife is originally from the Philippines (Legazpi City) and was impressed by your work there when we read about it. We were surprised to see an Auburn Tiger in the Philippines.
We are coming over for a visit in May 2012. If you are still over there at that time, we would love to meet up and buy you a beer. You can follow my wife on Twitter (http://twitter.com/NYCTigers) and get our contact info.
In the meantime, keep up the good work!