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Arts & Entertainment - December 16, 2011

From 'Me' to 'We'

Teen gets new perspective on life after helping in Kenya

by Monika Petkova

An inspirational speaker named Spencer West addressed students at Foothill High School last December, during my junior year. His moving speech described his experiences in Africa as a volunteer for the Me to We organization, which offers service abroad trips and sells books, clothes and jewelry to profit the Free the Children foundation.

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--Monika Petkova, a senior at Foothill High, is starting an online fundraiser for sponsoring a well in Africa at www.thewaterproject.org/community/profile/monika-petkova for people to donate money directly to her page to help her fundraise.