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Unformatted text preview: their country and the rest of the world. Uys said, “You must become the mentors, you must become the heroes.” These words of breaking away from your fears and striving for greatness seemed to really capture the minds of the students. First year UCLA student Alyssa Gray, who was analyzing Uys’s interactions with the high school students, said, “His unique ability to make every person in the room feel comfortable talking about such a topic is astonishing. Plus everyone left feeling inspired to take on the job of spreading the word of the importance of safe sex for themselves and for others.” Uys leaves to fly back home to South Africa (where he is considered a national tresure) this week after spending the past two weeks at UCLA discussing the issues of racism and sex in today’s world. Through his sheer brilliance as an entertainer and educator, Uys continues to make a difference wherever he goes as he himself fights for his dream of a better, safer world....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course WAC 1 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.
- Spring '11