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Ethiopian teenager offers strength to fellow refugees

Despite the trials she’s faced, 19-year-old Sadia Happi faces life as a leader and not a victim. In the Kenyan refugee camp where she lives, she broaches tough topics like rape, AIDS, and women’s rights.

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Kakuma News Reflector is an independent blog about life in the refugee camp.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:23

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Shooting survivor works toward stricter gun controls

Colin Goddard survived the 2007 Viriginia Tech shooting. He still has three bullets in his body. The 25-year-old is now committed to tightening gun laws in the US and uses his advocacy to find meaning in the tragedy.

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Here’s a YouTube video by Colin.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:17

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Surfing for hope in Morocco

One of Morocco’s top surfers at just 26, Bouchma uses his talent to give back to his small fishing village. There, he teaches the kids to surf – and shows them they can make something of their life.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:13

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Canadian goes self-sufficient for a year

Inspired by Hollywood films like ‘Julie and Julia’ and enviro-challenges like the 100-mile diet, young Canadian Elizabeth Fraser has decided to get back to basics by creating what she consumes with her own two hands.

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Have you ever made any everyday products yourself? Share your recipe with us!

Here is Elizabeth’s blog.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:05

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London teen campaigns for autistic adults

Bella Tommey

Bella's brother suffers from autism

With her popup café project, 16-year-old Bella Tommey of London breaks down prejudices again autistic adults and helps integrate them into society.

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Here’s more on Bella Tommey’s project.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:00

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Listen to all the Generation Change episodes by subscribing to the podcast on iTunes!

Date

Friday 05.08.2011 | 14:42

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