How does the title fit both Salva and Nya’s journeys?

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The title “A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story” fits Nya’s journey as she and the whole of her village endure years of acute water shortages before a well is finally dug in the village. Before this, Nya had to make two trips to the pond daily in order to fetch water for her family. A single trip took up a half of a day so that Nya had little time for anything else for the rest of the day.

During the dry season, her family would move to a camp near the lake, where Nya and other women dug up water from the drying bed of the lake. Living conditions at the lake camp were difficult as there were no houses. Most people, Nya’s family...

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