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October 3, 2012
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Students break down walls

At a leadership camp during the summer, Krista Stocke participated in a Breaking Down the Walls activity with about 120 other students, mostly strangers to her. “By the end of the day, we considered each other family,” she said. “I’m closer with them than kids I’ve known since kindergarten.”The 17-year-old senior wanted to share that experience with her classmates at Carson High School, so she brought the program in as part of her senior project. She recruited 20 students to serve as group leaders then relied on teachers to recommend 100 participants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. With the …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 4, 2012 02:48AM Published Oct 3, 2012 04:14AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.