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Read excerpts of Leana Win's essay which was selected as one of the winners in the 2007 contest "Win a Trip with Nick". Winning contestants were invited to join journalist Nicholas Kristof on a trip to central Africa in the summer of 2007.
In the spring of 2007, Leana Wen, a medical student, applied to win a trip to central Africa with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof. In her winning essay, she writes, “I want to fight these injustices and change the world.” She believes that traveling with Kristof will give her some tools to do this. Wen’s desire to fight injustice comes from personal experience. Learn more in her own words: