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RSIC FloridaDay FourP. Cammalleri '15My stay in South Florida has been life-changing to say the least. It is the people and the positive atmosphere of the conference that has most positively affected me. Although South Florida is far from a place filled with abundant amounts of poverty, I was reminded through the people I met at the conference that poverty is plentiful in most parts of the world. One of the students I have grown closest to is Kassim. He is a sixteen-year-old boy from Kenya and has yet to stop smiling. The discussions I have had with him meant more to me than almost all of the keynote speakers. What really got to me was when our whole baraza got ice cones, he wasn’t able to because he couldn’t afford it. It is because of kids like him and others in his situation that I ask myself, “Am I doing enough?” No I am not, but when is enough, does devoting one’s life for the good of the less fortunate qualify as enough? I don’t know. On a more positive note, we started off the day with a speech by Craig and Marc Kielburger, the founders of Free the Children, the world's most followed organization on Facebook. These men gave an extremely inspiring speech about the importance of donating and leaving sustainable lifestyles for the less fortunate. Craig and Marc found the inner strength at a young age to stand up for human rights.After the keynote speech I took part in adventure day. I learnt about leadership and the importance of teamwork. Lastly, we had the opportunity to relax at the beach. Going to the beach was one of my favorite parts of the conference because I was able to hang out with other delegates and have a conversation with them. All in all, my time at the conference has been amazing. The only thing I am having difficulty with is the idea of going back to Hotchkiss. Not because I don’t love it and miss it but because I feel a new sense of belonging in the world. I feel I should be doing more in life that just studying. I guess I will just have to be patient.