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Chronic Youth

Wednesday 24th April / posted by Chris Wheeldon

A young Spearwood man has been recognized for his work mentoring indigenous youth.

Lewis Abdullah received the 2013 WA Young Person of the Year award  for his work as a facilitator in a rehabilitation program at Banksia Hill Detention Centre.

At 19, he is the youngest ever facilitator to lead a rehabilitation program within the corrective services detention system in WA.

He has faced his own struggle, but continues to give back to others, working to engage and rehabilitate young people and was presented with the award in April 2013.

To tell me about his work and what inspires him, I’m joined by Lewis Abdullah…

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