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WE DAY

For the love of the game

The all-time leading scorer in NBA history and Lakers legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks activism and education backstage at WE Day Vancouver.

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WE DAY

For the love of the game

The all-time leading scorer in NBA history and Lakers legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks activism and education backstage at WE Day Vancouver.

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siblings compete amazon
GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT

Siblings compete to clean up the Amazon

The roots of sibling rivalry were planted over dinner. Sitting around a pot of uchumanga fish stew and bread made of yuca, then-12-year-old Frank Shanga Piedra listened as his sister Talia shared her news from the day. Their school in Kanambu, a small village inland from the Napo River in Ecuador’s Amazon Rainforest, won first place in WE’s Clean Schools Program—and Talia led the way.