For the last 22 years, the Seeds of Peace camp in Otisfield, Maine has been bringing teenagers together from conflict zones. In the camp's most recent session, Israeli and Palestinian teens worked to overcome their differences.
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00:04 In the Middle East they may considering each other enemies.
00:07 But in -- they're singing songs holding hands. And becoming friends
00:12 the people here are not your enemies. You want to learn
00:16 from the job. It's the start of another session at the
00:19 seeds of peace camp and -- field for 22 years the
00:22 -- brought teams together from conflict zones. This session about half
00:26 of the campers are from either Israel or Palestine. I came.
00:31 I -- -- everything Bakken light for good -- I and
00:34 and you guys how complex it was both behind -- and
00:37 then an Israeli for the Palestinians across the board. -- --
00:40 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And here again. They
00:49 spent three weeks together doing outdoor activities and having dialogue sessions.
00:54 There's a mix of summer fun and tough conversations. That ultimately
00:58 break barriers. No longer do we -- statistics no longer aren't
01:02 instantly headlines. There are people. They are friendly. And they are
01:08 friends. Seeds of peace is a place to get away from
01:11 the violence but in news sports keeps them updated on the
01:14 conflict at home. And then I'm a human being I have
01:18 not -- Palestinians and Israelis acknowledge their differences. But for many
01:23 -- similarities for the first time. And and attention but you
01:28 also feel -- can -- -- and it's so important to
01:31 be here and now outside the camp grounds each delegation raises
01:35 their home countries plant in sings their national -- them. But
01:39 once they're inside they fly this one flag and sing this
01:43 song. Okay. Take. About the spent weeks working to make these
01:50 words a way of life.