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By Bailey Wagner, High Adventure Coordinator/Senior Counselor

This past week at camp I learned a lot from middle school/high school age kids. 

The first thing I learned is how much society has affected the way these young adults think. It wasn't uncommon to see or hear girls and guys talking negatively about their bodies or how they dress or just about their life in general. It was heart breaking to see that these kids didn't see value in themselves, or that they didn't believe that they are loved or that they were wonderfully made. 

The next thing I learned from this week is that a lot of young adults have pride issues. They either believe they are too good for something or that they aren'...