11451

Teens from varying religions overcome differences

SALT LAKE CITY — A group of teenagers climbed on a big wooden platform Thursday at the ROPES Challenge Course in the scorching Utah heat.

But it wasn't just any platform. It was built like a seesaw, and the youngsters had to balance together to keep all four edges from touching the ground.

“If they’re not all working together, it doesn’t happen,” said Pete Loebach, a ROPES course facilitator.

It wasn't just any group of 15-year-olds slathered in sunscreen, either. They were a group of teenagers from Northern Ireland — half Protestant, half Catholic, with their teens from their American host families.

Read the rest of this story at deseretnews.com
Comments and feedback can be sent to feedback@ldsliving.com