Four young men who met while working as kayak guides in the Upper Peninsula plan to paddle around Lake Superior this summer to bring awareness and work for the protection of the Great Lakes.

Former Grand Haven resident Jared VanOordt, 21, and former Holland resident Ryan Busch, 24, will join fellow kayak guides Drew Etling and Karol Rajski in the adventure, which they are calling Four the Water (www.fourthewater.com). They plan to start Monday, May 21, from Marquette.

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