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Side Event
Youth Protecting and Promoting Human Dignity
Monday, July 25, 2011  
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Archbishop Francis Chullikatt moderated the event.
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Leah Darrow, former America’s Next Top Model contestant, spoke about her own experience discovering the virtue of modesty and the value of chastity in a western culture that idolizes appearances and pleasure.
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Kristan Hawkins, the Executive Director of Students for Life of America, addressed her work promoting a culture of life on college campuses around the United States.

Meghan Knighton, a development officer at the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, described CNEWA’s work highlighting the work of upholding human dignity that CNEWA undertakes, including providing emergency shelter and medical care, micro-credit programs, and charitable service of the sick and disabled.
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Jeffrey Azize and Michael Campo, actor and actor/producer respectively of the critically-acclaimed documentary "The Human Experience," shared their experiences traveling the world, and how they learned from others - homeless in New York City, abandoned children in Peru, and lepers of rural Ghana - what it means to be human.

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