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A New Understanding of Humanity
Friday, our last day here in Poland, was a strange, somber, and beautiful all at the very same time. Our day began early with an interesting breakfast next door to our hotel. We had placed our order the night before, but when our food came, it was much diff...

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A Sense of Home in Krakow
Today tested the patience and willpower of our
students.  The morning deadline was
5:50AM, much earlier than previously required. 
To add insult to injury there was a stair-filled, luggage wrestling,
20-minute walk to the train station. 
Yes, there’s more! ...

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The Closing of a Conference, The Opening of a Mind
Who would have though that in just three short days our
minds and hearts could grow so much. As we met in our usual spot in the morning for breakfast we
were, of course, excited for the day’s events, however there was an underlying
tone of melancholy, as we...

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Who would have though that in just three short days our
minds and hearts could grow so much. As we met in our usual spot in the morning for breakfast we
were, of course, excited for the day’s events, however there was an underlying
tone of melancholy, as we...

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Stand in Solidarity for Peace
After an extraoridinarily exciting first day of the World Summit, our hopes were high as we stepped back into the theater hall this morning. Our first session focused on Unheard Voices, Inequalities in Social Justice . Nobel Laureates Muhammed Yunus and Lec...

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Sunday: Exploring We Go
The past 48 hours have been filled with new foods, new places, new people, and of course, new inspiration.  We met in the lobby of the hotel at 8:30 for breakfast. By 9:30 our stomachs were full and we were meeting new friends from all around the world! The...

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Here we are - in Warsaw!
Earlier this afternoon as we walked off of the airplane our first steps were heavy with a year of planning, preparation, and fundraising. But as we passed through customs, hopped a taxi and headed for the hotel we could feel the weight of the past year lift...
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