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Oliver Percovich the founder of the NGO Skateistan - decided there was an unique opportunity to work for peace. He explains, "The whole idea was that we're building something for the kids, in Afghanistan,and it doesn't matter if they're poor, or rich,or coming from different ethnicities."As soon as he loaned out a few boards, he says,"I saw the gleam in their eyes and knew they were hooked." Skateistan has grown into an organization that employs youth from the street & teaches kids a new sport.

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