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Hannah Welz, a junior English major, wrote a July 19 Religion News Service article about traveling to Brazil for World Youth Day.

FIRST PERSON: Why I’m meeting Pope Francis at World Youth Day

From: Religion News Service
Date: July 19, 2013
Author: Hannah Welz

When my older sister attended World Youth Day 2008 in Sydney, I begged my parents to let me go as well. I wanted so badly to travel across the planet, meet new people, see Pope Benedict XVI, and take in the sights of Australia.

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