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We Day: Their voices

'We went to Kenya. We built a schoolhouse in July this summer. I want to go back again... To be part of something where you can affect so many people is just unbelievable'

Krishmar Ferrer, Kildonan East Collegiate

Krishmar Ferrer, Kildonan East Collegiate

Bryton Denchynski, Major Pratt School in Russell

Bryton Denchynski, Major Pratt School in Russell

Meagan Allardice, Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School answers some questions from a FP reporter just before the annual We Day celebrations  at MTS Centre Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - (RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)   Ruth Bonneville

Meagan Allardice, Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School answers some questions from a FP reporter just before the annual We Day celebrations at MTS Centre Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - (RUTH BONNEVILLE / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) Ruth Bonneville

Randi Fenner, Margaret Barbour Collegiate, The Pas

Randi Fenner, Margaret Barbour Collegiate, The Pas

Claudia Mattson, College Pierre-Elliot Trudeau

Claudia Mattson, College Pierre-Elliot Trudeau

Andrew Lane, Emerado School in Winkler

Andrew Lane, Emerado School in Winkler

-- MEAGAN ALLARDICE, Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School

'We might do a (fundraising) pie in the face of the football players... a lot of whipped cream. We want to make sure it's noticeable'

-- KRISHMAR FERRER, Kildonan East Collegiate

'We're doing a water project... We're building a well in Kenya'

-- CLAUDIA MATTSON, Collège Pierre-Elliot Trudeau

'We help new kids to fit in. You talk to them, play basketball with them, help them make friends... Some of the kids come from Germany and Russia'

-- ANDREW LANE, Emerado School in Winkler

'Victoria Duffield (We Day performer) signed my head... I should have got a tattoo'

-- BRYTON DENCHYNSKI, Major Pratt School in Russell

'We're getting donations and giving them to our homeless shelter'

-- RANDI FENNER, Margaret Barbour Collegiate, The Pas

'We're raising money for girls to get an education in Kenya'

-- Christian Lussier, College Beliveau

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition October 31, 2012 A1

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