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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Caitlin Leavey
Jason Vadhan didn't know anyone when he arrived at a summer camp for young people who, like him, have lost a loved one in a terrorist attack. It didn't take long for him to form profound relationships.
Teenagers who lost loved ones to acts of terror are learning about how to forgive and move on at a camp in Northern Ireland this week.
But when she arrived, she said, "It felt amazing."
"There's that deep connection," said Caitlin Leavey, 20, whose father, a firefighter, died while responding to the World Trade Center attack. "One of my friends doesn't speak English, and I'm still able to communicate with her and make a lasting friendship. I think that's amazing."