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One of my fondest memories as a young student at UBC was lining up on University Boulevard to catch a ride to the gate or beyond. As cars stopped, the first person or group of people would pile in and everyone else in the line would shuffle forward. I lived off of fourth avenue and often was lucky enough to get dropped off within blocks of my place of residence. As a girl who had been taught to be wary of strangers, l was so amazed by this custom and so grateful for the generosity of others.

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Linda Keurvorst

Beirut, Lebanon

Graduated 1994, MEd

Faculty of Education