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Marc e Craig Kielburger – Irmãos que fazem a diferença!

Abril 23, 2013

Sometimes a child can really make a difference…

In 1995, when he was 12 years old, Craig saw a headline in the Toronto Star newspaper that read “Battled child labour, boy, 12, murdered.” The accompanying story was about a young Pakistani boy named Iqbal Masih who was forced into bonded labour in a carpet factory at the age of four, became an international figurehead for the fight against child labour by 12 years of age, and was murdered in 1995.

Angered by the article, Kielburger began researching child labour. He took the article to school, gathered friends his same age and together founded a group called the “Twelve-Twelve-Year-Olds”.  This group evolved into “Free the Children”, an international organization that has 45 countries participating in helping the world become a better place.

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