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Old 03-23-2007, 12:07 AM   #16
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Um...unrelated, but still Uganda related, I just got back from seeing The Last King of Scotland. Wow.
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Old 03-25-2007, 08:26 PM   #17
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We have a group at my school for this, so if we have any meetings, I'll update you guys on what we discuss
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Old 03-25-2007, 09:11 PM   #18
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Thanks Maddy! I'm so glad to hear that there are discussions about this among our youth!!
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Old 03-25-2007, 10:15 PM   #19
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The College Democrats at my school are sponsoring a screening of this movie next week.
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Are you going to watch it?
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Old 03-25-2007, 10:21 PM   #21
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Well, I'd love to but unfortunately, I will be travelling out of town for my work. Hopefully, I'll get another chance when it comes around on netflix. Still, I hope a good number of students do show up for the film. It's always a wonderful thing to see them exploring other worlds and opening their minds to the realities of the lives other people live. We screened a very powerful film about FGM last month and there was a good discussion after the movie. It's the kind of topics that aren't "fun" to think about, but are important, I think.
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i agree. i'm sorry you won't get to watch it, but as long as you do eventually.......


No topics like this are fun to think about, but when it comes down to it, everyone should really know about it. When something this bad is happening in the world, no one should ignore it. I'm glad I got the chance to watch this film, because it has definitely changed my life. It has inspi(red) me to spread the word and make sure this problem is solved. Once again, thanks to everyone for reading about this.
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A couple kids including me at my school have raised $2000 for Invisible Children and we want to raise $10,000 total. We just had a showing and about 200 of the 1300 students came. We made invisible children shirts and have sold about 100 over them and I've personally raised $500 for the schools to schools program. This is a great cause, CHECK IT OUT!
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Here's another cool Invisible Children video.

If this doesn't give you goosebumps (or just plain make you cry) and make you want to change the world, you're not human.

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A couple kids including me at my school have raised $2000 for Invisible Children and we want to raise $10,000 total. We just had a showing and about 200 of the 1300 students came. We made invisible children shirts and have sold about 100 over them and I've personally raised $500 for the schools to schools program. This is a great cause, CHECK IT OUT!



Awesome!!!
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A couple kids including me at my school have raised $2000 for Invisible Children and we want to raise $10,000 total. We just had a showing and about 200 of the 1300 students came. We made invisible children shirts and have sold about 100 over them and I've personally raised $500 for the schools to schools program. This is a great cause, CHECK IT OUT!
Well done.
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This is really sad.
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A couple kids including me at my school have raised $2000 for Invisible Children and we want to raise $10,000 total. We just had a showing and about 200 of the 1300 students came. We made invisible children shirts and have sold about 100 over them and I've personally raised $500 for the schools to schools program. This is a great cause, CHECK IT OUT!
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congrats cjboog.

There are people raising money for this at my high school as well, hopefully they'll show the film.
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A couple kids including me at my school have raised $2000 for Invisible Children and we want to raise $10,000 total. We just had a showing and about 200 of the 1300 students came. We made invisible children shirts and have sold about 100 over them and I've personally raised $500 for the schools to schools program. This is a great cause, CHECK IT OUT!

Thats awesome!! keep up the good work! (now i sound like your teacher )
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