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January 19, 2012
News: “Welcoming Committee”
January 19, 2012
News: “Lobero To Host Discussion with Napalm Survivor”
Q&A with “The Girl in the Picture” Kim Phúc Talks about Healing, Forgiveness, and Her Upcoming Appearance in Santa Barbara
January 16, 2012
Lead Stories: A Napalm Survivor’s Story of Forgiveness
Vietnam Napalm Survivor Kim Phuc Speaks at Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara January 19th, 2012
Friendship Tours World Travel commemorates the infamous Vietnam War napalm attack with “40 Years of Forgiveness: A Conversation with Kim Phuc”, a benefit for The KIM Foundation and Friendship Fund, non-profit causes providing life-changing opportunities for children to recover and learn from the tragedy of war. An exclusive reception with Kim Phuc and silent photography auction, “Vietnam...through the Lens of a New Generation,” will be held following the main event. Alethea Paradis, Director of Friendship Tours World Travel stated, "It is an honor to bring Kim’s positive outlook to the youth of our community. Global consciousness is critical for student success, especially in matters of war and peace."
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Friendship Tours World Travel CEO, Alethea Paradis, hands out clothing to a homeless woman at Pershing Park on Sunday as part of Laguna Blanca School's Amnesty Club's 6th Annual Veteran's Day Homeless Outreach. Ms. Paradis was the Amnesty Club's adviser for 9 years, from 2001 - 2010.
Michael Moriatis, Santa Barbara News-Press
Silence Speaks Volumes
Students were voluntarily "caged" at Laguna Blanca School in Hope Ranch to call attention to inhumane incarceration around the world. Friendship Tours World Travel CEO Alethea Tyner Paradis' created "The Cage" project as part of a course unit where students researched, among other topics, the War on Terror, revisions to rules of habeas corpus established under the Geneva Conventions and prison crowding in California.
Mike Eliason, Santa Barbara-News Press
Students Witness Vietnam War's Lasting effect
Laguna Blanca students have a new perspective on the Vietnam War after a visit earlier this month with Friendship Tours World Travel
Rob Kuznia, Santa Barbara News-Press
Internationally published in Tuổi Trẻ ("Youth"), a major daily newspaper in Vietnam, publishing in Vietnamese from Hồ Chí Minh City.
Visitor shares stories of being forced to kill his own people
Arn Chorn-Pond tells [the students of the Friendship Tours World Travel Vietnam War seminar] of his bold escape from the repressive Khmer Rouge Cambodian communist army in later 1979.
Alethea Tyner Paradis, Laguna Blanca School Newsletter: The Fourth Estate