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My #BestInternship So Far

You know the feeling you get too excited about everything in your life? The feeling that makes you blush a little? The feeling when you start to wonder about the beauty of life? Well, that’s exactly

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Reading "A Man’s Search for Meaning" in Manhattan

It is a very strange experience to go from reading an account of life in a concentration camp to stepping out into the sunny streets of the upper east side in June. My limbs were stiff because I had

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Going the Distance: Why take the WYA Externship?

Summer is around the corner and what better way to spend it than learning from one of the best internships in town? WYA’s internship program has been the token route for members to see the

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How Pornography Can Spark the Conversation We Should Be Having

We live in a society where it seems that great yet futile efforts are taken to keep the world’s worst hidden secret: sex. In my opinion, the clearest demonstration of this phenomenon is in

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Thoughts about camp: A summer to remember

In all the past World Youth Alliance (WYA) events I have attended, the number one reoccurring theme (almost like a rule) for me was to have fun. This, for me, was one of the factors that kept bringing

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Everything Starts in a Family

In analysing structural functionalism, or how social structures give shape to our lives, families come first in the hierarchy of socialization agents because family is where we all have our beginnings

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Vienna project – sunny place, sunny people and lots of ideas that matter

Vienna. What a city! Amazing architecture, exciting history, long-lasting tradition, incredible ubiquity and purity, stunning coffee houses and classical music… These are just few of the famous

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Blog Series: Thoughts about camp

Thoughts About Campis a blog series written by WYA Certified Members and Summer Camp graduates from the Asia Pacific region. Each article contains a personal reflection from a WYAAP Summer Camp

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Thoughts about camp: More than a plane ticket

The moment I sent my camp participation fee was the same time I decided to experience something that I knew would be etched in my heart for a very long time. I liked the idea of traveling alone to

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Thoughts about camp: summer and leisure

Summer, on its own I think, is the greatest festival. Except this year I knew it was going to be different. I was selected for the World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYAAP) summer camp. I was

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