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Arts & Entertainment - October 27, 2006

Going Global

Local students lend a hand in other countries, gain new insight

by Rebecca Guyon

Helping those in need is an admirable activity, and one many Pleasanton students take on as a responsibility and passion. But helping others takes on a new dimension when in a different country, and often times, the person helping gets as much as they give out--learning about a new culture, gaining a new perspective and making friends across the globe. That's what three local students found out this summer when they took part in service projects as far away as Africa and the Caribbean.

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