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First-of-its-kind Micronesian youth center slated to open this month in Liliha

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                                <strong>“It’s crazy how I was on the other end getting counseling and help, and now I’m on this end giving back. It feels right to me.”</strong>
                                <strong>K-nard Narruhn</strong>
                                <em>We Are Oceania’s youth coordinator and community resource specialist is pictured above with Damien Mailbung, left, Leah Milne and Josie Howard, right</em>

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “It’s crazy how I was on the other end getting counseling and help, and now I’m on this end giving back. It feels right to me.”

    K-nard Narruhn

    We Are Oceania’s youth coordinator and community resource specialist is pictured above with Damien Mailbung, left, Leah Milne and Josie Howard, right

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                We Are Oceania plans to open a youth center at 555 N. King St., formerly an American Savings Bank branch. Leah Milne worked in the office Friday.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    We Are Oceania plans to open a youth center at 555 N. King St., formerly an American Savings Bank branch. Leah Milne worked in the office Friday.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                <strong>“Just like a home means everything to a family, this center will be the same.”</strong>
                                <strong>Josie Howard</strong>
                                <em>Chief executive officer, We Are Oceania</em>

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    “Just like a home means everything to a family, this center will be the same.”

    Josie Howard

    Chief executive officer, We Are Oceania

After dropping out of high school, K-nard Narruhn went from job to job feeling unfulfilled. But it was the outreach and community events organized through what would become We Are Oceania that inspired and motivated him. Read more

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