One Young World says good-bye to Pittsburgh

Written by Mila Sanina on .

Larry Roberts/Post-Gazette, October 21, 2012,  Bahtiyor Madazimov, of Uzbekistan, uses a
computerized keyboard to vote on a resolution at OYW

The One Young World Summit in Pittsburgh is officially over. For many delegates the great four days have gone by too fast.

Now, the One Young World moves from the 'burgh to Jo'burg.

Johannesburg, South Africa, will be the host city for the One Young World Summit in 2013.

The closing ceremony in the David Lawrence Convention Center on Sunday evening was moving. Time to say good-bye. Time to reflect. Time to go home. A South African band enlivened the celebration. A ribbon ceremony, during which the delegates signed and tied together their ribbons, marked symbolism of the summit's core ideas -- unity and interconnectedness.

Some of the delegates were sad to leave Pittsburgh, others were looking forward to the Summit in Johannesburg. Yet all of them were grateful to Pittsburgh and its friendly, wonderful people. Below are some of their thoughts:

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