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College students spend spring break building urban farm

Cornell student works on urban farmWhile many of their friends are off at the beach or elsewhere kicking back this week, a group of Cornell University students is spending their spring break sleeping on a church floor, waking up at dawn, and getting their hands dirty. And they’re enjoying it.

“This is fun for me, I think being able not only to do things you enjoy doing but helping other people and working alongside the community is what’s most important,” said Georgia Grzyawacz, a Cornell freshman.

The program is called Alternative Breaks, and each spring hundreds of Cornell students participate, working on projects all across the country that address issues of social justice.

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