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Highlights from the Leadership Academy New York/DC excursion

 

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New York, here we come!
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Ugnius Ramanauskas and Janis Veveris at the High Line walk
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Dominyka Gineleviciute and Greta Kriauciunaite

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Tour guide, Steve Saunders, explaining some history about Macy's department store

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On the boat to Liberty Island
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Ellis Island in the distance
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Katrina Aleksandra Bramberga and Mantas Andrasius

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Kamile Stankevicute learning from Steve Saunders

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A very patient group awaiting their UN visit

 

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Latvians in the UN Assembly Hall
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Estonians in the UN Assembly Hall
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Estonian song and dance…awaiting the bus.
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Grand Central Station
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Their visit to Mount Vernon: George Washington's resting place.
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On the steps of the Capitol
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Reception at The Joint Baltic American National Committee: Jim Goldenstein (the office of Congressman John Shimkus); Kristjan Kuurme (Embassy of Estonia); Karl Altau (Managing Director, JBANC)
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Deputy Chief of Mission of the Latvian Embassy, Ilmars Breidaks, speaks to the Latvian participants
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Goda Ambrozaite
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Rooftop of the Headquarters to the Victims of Communism Foundation
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The Victims of Communism Memorial
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Onward to the White House
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Jorgen Sinka inquiring with the security guard
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Henri Kopra,  the Jefferson Memorial
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Karolis Spukas
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Andri Eric Kulaviir

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All checked in to head home…
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Saying goodbye to the mascot, Pikachu