IT’S hard to know whether spending time with novice Buddhist monks in Laos is what gave Barb Leavold her selfless spirit.
But there’s little doubt she embodies what it means to be a volunteer.
Keen to shine the spotlight on commitments others make rather than talk about her own, Barb’s humble attitude belies – and perhaps somewhat downplays – the contributions she makes helping youth who are experiencing difficulties in their lives.
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